Won’t fight the polls now: Sidhu Moose Wala’s father after meeting Amit Shah

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After meeting Amit Shah, Sidhu Moose Wala’s father said in a video message on Saturday that he would not contest the election now.

Parents of Sidhu Moose Wala with Union Home Minister Amit Shah. (Image: Screenshot/ANI)

The parents of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala met with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Chandigarh on Saturday June 4. Sidhu Moose Wala was shot May 29 in Jawaharke village of Mansa district.

Sidhu Moose Wala’s father broke down when he met Amit Shah in Chandigarh. In the video, Moose Wala’s father can be seen talking to the Union Home Secretary with folded hands.

Moose Wala’s family had earlier written a letter to Amit Shah asking for a central agencies investigation into the Punjabi singer’s murder, according to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.

Meanwhile, in a video message broadcast by Sidhu Moose Wala’s father, Balkaur Singh, on Saturday, the Punjabi singer’s father tried to put an end to all speculation regarding his participation in the Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency by-elections.

Singh said, “I will not contest the election now. My son was cremated not long ago. Everything that is discussed on social media about contesting the elections hurts.

Singh also called on people not to spread unnecessary rumors and said he would present his thoughts on the matter in front of everyone on June 8.

Former Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will travel to Punjab on Monday to meet the Punjabi singer’s family members. Moose Wala was a Congressional candidate in the 2022 legislative election.

On Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann visited Moose Wala’s home and assured his family that his killers would soon be put behind bars.

(With contributions by Supriya Bharadwaj)

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