Sidhu Moosewala death anniversary: Balkaur Singh alleges attempt to disrupt 'Barsi' amid crackdown on Amritpal
Sidhu Moose Wala's father Balkaur Singh has pointed out questions on the timing of Punjab Police crackdown against Amritpal Singh and 'anti-national' elements.-
March 19, 2023 marked the first death anniversary of late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala. In order to commemorate the late Punjabi singer's death anniversary, Sidhu Moose Wala's father Balkaur Singh organized a 'barsi' on Saturday. However, on Friday, tensed situation started to prevail after Punjab Police launched a massive state-wide Cordon And Search Operations (CASO) against elements of Waris Punjab De (WPD) against whom several criminal cases stand registered. To control the law and order, Punjab Government scarpped internet services till Monday 12 PM and urged everyone to not spread rumors. Not only this, Waris Punjab De Chief Amritpal Singh was dec;are a fugitive and the Punjab Police launched a manhunt to nab the pro-Khalistan leader. Now, Sidhu Moose Wala's father Balkaur Singh has pointed out questions on the timing of Punjab Police crackdown against Amritpal Singh and 'anti-national' elements.
Sidhu Moosewala's father Balkaur Singh has claimed that the recent tensions in Punjab are meant to prevent fans from attending the 'barsi' event for his son, scheduled Saturday. This comes at a time Punjab is on alert as cops hunt for Amritpal Singh, the radical preacher and chief of Waris Punjab De. Balkaur Singh further appealed to fans and supporters to gather peacefully in large numbers to mark the first death anniversary of his son. In a video message circulating on Twitter, Balkaur Singh appealed to supporters and fans of his late son to gather at the 'barsi' event in large numbers. He said, "We know there is an attempt to disrupt it. But I appeal to my sons' fans and supporters to arrive peacefully at the venue in big numbers."
According to reports, slain singer Moosewala's family has decided to mark the singer's first death anniversary on March 19. The fans of the late singer and several political leaders from the Congress party are also expected to be present at the event. However, the event has made the state government wary of security issues.
Sidhu Moose Wala's death
Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popular as Sidhu Moosewala, was shot dead on March 29, 2022, when he was on his way to Jawahar Ke village in a jeep. According to reports, as many as six-shooters came on his way and sprayed bullets. The Punjab police have linked the murder to Lawrence Bishnoi's aide in Canada, Goldy Brar.