Jammu Tawi, June 29 -- Lieutenant Governor (LG), GC Murmu and leaders from different political parties on Saturday condoled the demise of senior advocate and former President of High Court Bar Association, Jammu, Bhupinder Singh Slathia.

In his message, the LG described Slathia as a prominent public figure who would always be remembered for his services to legal fraternity.

The LG prayed for peace to the departed soul and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.

Hailed as "Voice of Jammu', Slathia 70 years old passed away on Saturday morning after a brief illness at the PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Although considered a close of confidant of Congress stalwart Ghulam Nabi Azad, Slathia took tough stand on issues related to the Jammu regio...