JAMMU: Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) has expressed deep anguish and shock over the tragic death of Suram Singh, who was working as a cameraman in the Department.
Suram Singh died in a road accident near Gangyal here while he was on official duty with the Deputy Chief MinisterKavinder Gupta.
Suram Singh is survived by two children and wife.
Another employee of DIPR Gaurav Gupta who was also travelling in the same vehicle had a narrow escape.
The employees of DIPR have expressed anguish over the demise of their colleague, who was known for his nobleness, decent manners and dedication to his duties.
Separate condolence meetings were held at the Directorate of Information and the offices of the Joint Director Information Jammu/Kashmir to condole the demise of Suram Singh.
The meetings were presided over by the Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam, Joint Director Information Jammu, Naresh Kumar and Joint Director Information Kashmir, SaajidYehayaNaqash. All the officers and employees of the Department including Deputy Directors, Sheikh Zahoor, Atul Gupta, AvleenKour and RakeshDubey, Chief Photo Officer, Mohammad Yasin and Photo Officer Javaid Ahmad also attended the condolence meeting.
The meetings while expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. Special prayers were offered for the early recovery of the injured.
On hearing about the demise of Suram Singh, the Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam immediately arrived in Jammu to join the funeral of the deceased and offer personal condolences to the bereaved family.
Secretary to the government, Information Department, SarmadHafeez while expressing shock and grief over the tragic demise of Suram Singh has expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. He prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.