Former Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party President Kamal Sharma died on Sunday of a heart attack in the bordering Ferozepur district. He passed away on Sunday morning moments after Sharma posted his Diwali greetings on Twitter.
In his Diwali greetings, Sharma wrote, “May your house be always filled with the light of happiness and joy with the blessings of Goddess Laxmi. Diwali greetings to you and your family.”
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
Sharma was walking in the park when he reportedly complained of chest pain. He collapsed on the ground and was immediately rushed to a hospital but died soon afterward. He’s survived by his wife and two children.