New Delhi, Jan 31: Today parliament condoled the death of soldiers and civilians in avalanches in J&K as well as former MP, who passed away recently.
In the Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan read out condolence messages for former members of the House and soldiers who lost their lives in avalanches that struck the Gurez and Machhil sectors of Jammu and Kashmir last week.
In Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari condoled the death of the soldiers and some civilians in avalanches in J&K .
Members in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha stood in silence as a mark of respect and in memory of those who lost their lives in these tragedies.
The Lok Sabha also paid homage to its former members Jujhar Singh, P Viswambharan, Kishori Sinha, Sundar Lal Patwa, Balasaheb Vikhe Patil, Manku Ram Sodhi and Surjit Singh Barnala, who died recently.