Former Punjab BJP president and senior party leader Kamal Sharma passed away on Sunday morning after suffering a heart attack in Ferozepur district.
Sharma, 48, went for a morning walk where he suffered a heart attack, a close aide of Sharma said. He was taken to a local hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, he said.
Sharma is survived by his wife and two children.
Just an hour before his death, Sharma greeted people on the occasion of Diwali via Twitter.
माँ लक्ष्मी की कृपा से आपके घर में हमेशा उमंग और आनंद की रौनक हो। आपके समूह परिवार को दीपावली की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं 😊 pic.twitter.com/TMabaFwBRc
— Kamal Sharma (@kamalsharmabjp) October 27, 2019