Radha Soami Satsang Beas Dera chief Gurinder Singh Dhillon’s wife passed away in a hospital in England early Wednesday morning.
Shabnam Dhillon had developed some complications after undergoing a stomach surgery.
She went to England on November 12, where she was operated upon on November 20. Shabnam had undergone a surgery earlier also in a Gurugram hospital.
A Dera official said she was survived by her husband and two sons—Gurpreet Singh Dhillon and Gurkirat Singh Dhillon.
He said the sect chief had conveyed that the family had decided to bring back Shabnam’s body to the Dera headquarters in Beas, adding that the body would be brought to India after completing all the formalities in the UK.
Saddened to hear of the passing away of the wife of Gurinder Singh Ji, head of Radha Soami Satsang Beas. My deepest condolences to the family for their loss.— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) November 27, 2019
Dera Radha Soami, also known as Dera Baba Jaimal Singh, is located at Beas town, nearly 45 km from Amritsar city. The Dera has a large number of followers in several parts of the country.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh expressed grief at the death of Shabnam Dhillon.
“Saddened to hear of the passing away of the wife of Gurinder Singh Ji, head of Radha Soami Satsang Beas. My deepest condolences to the family for their loss,” he said in a tweet.