Sidhu Moosewala's barsi: Balkaur Singh urges police to open roads; threatens dharna
Sidhu Moosewala's barsi: Father of late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, Balkaur Singh, on Sunday urged the police to reopen roads that had been blocked due to tense situation in Punjab. Singh's appeal to police comes as Moosewala's family observes his first death anniversary today.
On Sunday, Balkaur Singh threatened to stage a dharna if the police did not reopen Joga, Bhikhi, and Jhunir roads. He further said that Moosewala's baris is being observed peacefully.
A large number of fans and supporters are expected to arrive at the venue peacefully.
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Notably, the situation in Punjab remains tense amid state Police's ongoing crackdown on Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh. Following Saturday's developments, several roads across the state have been closed, with police checking vehicles.
Earlier on Saturday, Balkaur Singh called on fans to peacefully gather in Mansa, Punjab, to commemorate the singer's first death anniversary. He also claimed that an attempt was made to prevent Moosewala's fans from attending the 'barsi' event in large numbers.
"We know there is an attempt to disrupt it. But I appeal to my son's fans and supporters to arrive peacefully at the venue in big numbers,’’ Balkaur Singh said in a video message.
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- PTC NEWS