CHANDIGARH 16th August 2018 : Shri Balram Ji Dass Tandon, Governor of Chhattisgarh today with his state honor, concluded his last rites at Shamshan Ghat, Sector 25, Chandigarh. His son Bharatiya Janata Party Chandigarh State President Sanjay Tandon lit pyre of his father Balram Ji Das Tandon. Sanjay Tandon along with his mother, Brij Pal Tandon, Wife Priya Tandon, Sisters Poonam Batra, nephew rishabh,Alka Kavtra with Yashpal Kwatra along with son daughter in law and daughter, Sons Saaransh, Shivan and Satyam, Daughter-In-Law Umang and Wangmai gave their last farewell to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh, Governor of Punjab, VP Badnar, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, Ex Chief Minister Himachal Pradesh Shanta Kumar, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher, Ex Union Minister Harmohan Dhawan, Finance Minister Haryana Capt. Abhimanyu, Agriculture Minister Haryana OP Dhankad, Aarti Mehra, former Deputy Chief Minister Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal, P.P. of Punjab Assembly Speaker Further, Rana Sodhi etc. pay their “Shardhanjali” departed soul. In addition to Official bearers of the BJP Chandigarh, Councillors, Districts teams, Departments, Prakalp and Cells of party,thousands of people from the Different States gave their emotional tribute to this great soul. The Bharatiya Janata Party's Punjab workers gave their last farewell to the words "Swargiya Balram Ji Dass Amar Rahe Amar Rahe," "Jab Tak Suraj Chand Rahega Tandon Ji Ka Naam Rahega”.
It is worth mentioning that Chhattisgarh Governor Shri Balram Ji Das Tandon died on August 14, 2018 at Ambedkar Hospital in Chhattisgarh. On the same day his body was brought to Ambala by a special aircraft and after that his body reached at 10.30 pm by road on his native place in Chandigarh for Antim Darshan. During this time a large number of senior leaders, workers paid tribute to the departed soul.
On August 16, his body was brought to the Punjab BJP office sector 37, Chandigarh from his residence at 10.30 in the morning, with the state honor and thousands party activists from Punjab paid their tribute to departed soul.In afternoon at 1.30 pm his body was merged in Panchatatv at Sector 25 Cremation Ground today.