Bollywood actor Ayush Sharma’s grandfather and former Union Minister Sukh Ram Sharma died in a Delhi hospital late on Tuesday night. Sukhram breathed his last at the age of 94. Sukhram had a stroke in Manali. He was then admitted to a regional hospital in Mandi, from where he was brought by helicopter to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on May 7 for better treatment. From Bollywood world to politicians have paid tribute on the death of Sukhram. Meanwhile, actor Salman Khan has also paid tribute to Sukhram.
salman pays tribute
Salman Khan shared a picture of Sukhram paying tribute to him on social media. At the same time, he wrote in the caption with the picture, ‘My heartfelt condolences to Aayush and his entire family on the passing away of his grandfather Shri Sukhram ji today.’ Along with this, he wrote #RIP in the caption and shared the emoji of joining hands. Celebs and fans are also paying tribute to Sukhram on this post of Salman Khan. Remind that Aayush Sharma is married to Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan.
Ayush remembered his grandfather
Sukhram’s second grandson and actor Aayush Sharma wrote in an Instagram post, ‘With a very heavy heart, I am bidding farewell to my beloved Grandfather Pandit Sukhram Sharma. Even though you are gone, I know you will always be with me, guiding me, watching over me and blessing me as always. May God rest your soul Grandpa. You will be missed a lot.
Who was Sukhram?
Let us inform that Sukh Ram was the Union Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) from 1993 to 1996. He was a member of the Lok Sabha from the Mandi constituency of Himachal Pradesh. Sukhram had won five times in the assembly elections and three times in the Lok Sabha elections. He was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in a corruption case in 2011. This case was in 1996, when he was the Minister of Communications. Sukhram’s son Anil Sharma is a BJP MLA from Mandi. Sukh Ram was born on July 27, 1927. Sukhram represented the Mandi assembly seat from 1963 to 1984. During his tenure as Minister of Animal Husbandry in Himachal Pradesh, he is credited with bringing cows from Germany, which increased the income of the farmers of the state. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1984 and served as a junior minister in the government led by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Sukhram also served as Minister of State for Defense Production and Supplies, Planning and Food and Civil Supplies.