Man killed in Australia: Bhagwant Mann told to leave victim’s home

AAP has claimed Manmeet was one of their volunteers in Australia. His elder brother Amit Alisher is Youth Akali Dal general secretary for Malwa Zone-2.

Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Updated: November 5, 2016 11:08 am
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The cremation of Manmeet Alisher, a youth from a Sangrur village who was burnt alive last week in Australia where he worked as a bus driver, witnessed ugly scenes when local AAP MP Bhagwant Mann was asked by Manmeet’s relatives to leave their residence where he had gone to pay condolences.

Manmeet’s body reached India Thursday evening and the cremation was held on Friday. AAP has claimed Manmeet was one of their volunteers in Australia. His elder brother Amit Alisher is Youth Akali Dal general secretary for Malwa Zone-2.

When Manmeet’s body reached Delhi Thursday, AAP overseas in-charge Kumar Vishwas, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Mann and leaders from AAP and SAD were present at the airport. On Friday, Mann and his supporters reached Manmeet’s home to pay condolences. Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Punjab’s Finance Minister Punjab Parminder Dhindsa and other SAD leaders were already present. AAP leader HS Phoolka was there too.

Trouble began when Manmeet’s sisters were told to go inside instead of sitting near the body as they were crying. Mann insisted they should see their brother’s face. This irked a few of Manmeet’s relatives and the SAD leaders present there. Manmeet’s uncle Tarsem Chand asked Mann to leave the house as the family wanted to complete the rituals before taking the body for cremation. Mann insisted on sitting near the body for some more time, but was forced to leave.

As Chand was showing Mann out, the AAP MP lost balance and fell to the ground. He then got into his vehicle and sped off to the cremation ground. He left only after attending the cremation. Later, the MP said he himself moved out of the house and went to the cremation ground. “One should not politicise every incident. It is really sad to do politics even over death of a person. Manmeet was my friend and I had communication with him a number of times. I am in shock over his death. I had approached Union Minister Sushma Swaraj to intervene and inquire about Manmeet’s death and also to bring back his body at the earliest.”

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First Published on: November 5, 2016 5:04 am
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    indian
    Nov 5, 2016 at 2:01 am
    Typical AAP modus opei. Politicizing death. Disgusting
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      Archna
      Nov 5, 2016 at 6:52 am
      AAP and SCAMGR ARE VULTURES WHO FEED THEMSELVES ON DEAD BODIES
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        AAP
        Nov 5, 2016 at 8:19 am
        Arvind Kejriwal is taking rest will be back sooon.
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          AS Chahal
          Nov 5, 2016 at 6:05 am
          PM is not working for country when he give speeches in 4-5 BJP rallies in a day. That day cannot be counted as working day. What business had come where export is continuously decreasing. I have seen personally at Hannover fair atude of full Indian junket.
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            Rishi
            Nov 5, 2016 at 7:14 am
            If you look at world leaders. Any reasonable country . May travel is done in the first year. Look at UK pm May coming. You know not much will be achieved but still .
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              Rishi
              Nov 5, 2016 at 7:10 am
              What a country . If you celebrate the enauch turn up. If you have s bereavement aap/congress turn up. Both uninvited! !!
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                mohan
                Nov 5, 2016 at 2:58 am
                A comedian,a drunkard doing jokery on behalf of another circus joker khujliwal on the tragic death of an individual.What a shameless,facelessanddisgraceless person.
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                  JayHind
                  Nov 5, 2016 at 4:01 am
                  Modee shuld just order a surgical strikes against australia UP election will be in his pocket
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                    kamath Ramesh
                    Nov 5, 2016 at 11:47 am
                    It is good that family booed Mann out. Every grieving family should shun such power hungry politicians if they visit on sad occasion.
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                      Intolerant Logic80
                      Nov 5, 2016 at 11:51 am
                      this same aap gang of ak, sisodia, mann and other vultures will disappear after winning punjab. they have all time in world to do this nautanki to win elections. such sad affairs of cheap low level politics by aap and congress, that they have to feed on dead people and their situations to stay alive in eyes of ppl
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                        Manohar Sharma
                        Nov 5, 2016 at 2:16 am
                        Drama Party.
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                          minutha karkera
                          Nov 5, 2016 at 6:59 am
                          You should ask kujjliwal how to,do time p he will tell you
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                            Niladrinath Mohanty
                            Nov 5, 2016 at 3:55 am
                            But politics over ex serviceman Grewal's suicide is ok. Is Arvind Kejriwal a close relative of Grewal or was he invited to come all the way from Delhi?
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                              naidu kare
                              Nov 5, 2016 at 3:12 am
                              such is indian life. on the otherside kala dadi, safed dadi etc etc
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                                rachna
                                Nov 6, 2016 at 3:26 am
                                Vultures preying over dead bodies.
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                                  Thinker
                                  Nov 5, 2016 at 2:25 am
                                  Once a comedian, always a comedian, MP or no MP! :D
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                                    Ramesh Athavale
                                    Nov 5, 2016 at 2:32 am
                                    Mann is generally known to be in an inebriated state.A MP given seat next next to him in Parliament asked speaker to give him some other seat because of this condition. No wonder he fell down on his own.
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                                      Ravi Ranjan
                                      Nov 5, 2016 at 1:30 am
                                      AAP is a party of persons who re better at creating dramas only.
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                                        #Shankar 🇮🇳
                                        Nov 6, 2016 at 5:28 am
                                        Was Bhagwant Mann drunk at that time of visiting the victim's home? It appears so, though not mentioned.
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                                          gopal
                                          Nov 5, 2016 at 4:39 am
                                          Kejriwal is CM of Delhi or Punjab Haryana etc. Like PM who is abroad every time and CM out of Delhi.
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                                            vk
                                            Nov 5, 2016 at 5:09 am
                                            Pm works for country to bring in business not on political holidays. CM works for state. Get your head straight rather than barking
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