Former Bathinda MC president succumbs to COVID-19

Advocate Bhupinder Singh Bhullar (65) died on Monday

Former Bathinda MC president succumbs to COVID-19

Former Bathinda Municipal Council president Advocate Bhupinder Singh Bhullar (65) died on Monday due to COVID-19

Tribune News Service
Bathinda, September 14

Former Bathinda Municipal Council president Advocate Bhupinder Singh Bhullar (65) died on Monday due to COVID-19 at a private hospital in Bathinda.

It is learnt that Bhullar's condition was serious from the last six days and he was undergoing treatment at Nivaran Hospital in Bathinda.

He had served as president, MC, Bathinda from 1998-2003. He is veteran SAD leader, but ahead of the 2017 assembly polls, he had joined the Congress. However, later during Lok sabha polls in 2019, he rejoined the SAD.

A few days back the oldest and renowned surgeon of the Malwa region Dr Mela Ram Bansal (93) had died due to COVID-19. He was undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital at Gurgaon.

The rising cases of COVID and the high number of deaths have become a cause of concern for the residents and district administration.

On August 1, Bathinda district had around 350 cases and only 3 deaths, but now the district has 4,107 cases and 73 deaths.

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