Condolences, angry reactions as Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala shot dead after AAP government withdraws security


Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala’s murder in Punjab has evoked angry reactions from netizens with some even slamming the state’s AAP government for ‘political vendetta. The AAP government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had withdrawn the late singer’s security cover recently.

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala

Former diplomat KC Singh tweeted, “Firing in #Punjab on singer Sidhu Moosewala, who joined Congress before election. AAP Gov withdrew his security yesterday & of many other politicians saying police needed for law & order. Seemed like political vendetta and not proper reading of threat to individuals.”

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala wrote on Twitter, ‘Deeply shocked at the broad day light murder of Sidhu Moosewala. Punjab & Punjabis across the world have lost a talented artist with mass connect, who could feel people’s pulse. My heartfelt condolences to his loved ones and fans across the world.”

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Angry netizens have been slamming the AAP for its questionable decision to withdraw the singer’s security cover.

Moosewala had joined the Congress just before this year’s assembly polls and contested on the party’s ticket from the Mansa assembly seat. He lost the polls to AAP candidate Vijay Singla.

In February this year, famous Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu had died in a road accident.

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Moosewala, whose original name was Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, was a singer, rapper, lyricist, songwriter and actor associated with Punjabi music and films. He shot to fame with his song So High. Born on 11 June 1993 in Moosa village of the Mansa district, the singer released three studio albums, one extended play and sixty-three singles as a lead artist.