Updated: June 7, 2022 1:35:14 pm
He was accompanied by several leaders, including Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring and Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Partap Singh Bajwa, news agency PTI reported.
श्री @RahulGandhi जी ने दिवंगत कांग्रेस नेता व पंजाबी गायक सिद्धू मूसेवाला जी के पिता से मुलाकात कर दुख-दर्द को साझा किया।
कांग्रेस परिवार इस दुख की घड़ी में साथ है, न्याय दिलाने के लिए एकजुट होकर लड़ाई लड़ेगा। pic.twitter.com/jy7rO1z430
— Congress (@INCIndia) June 7, 2022
Security was tightened outside Moosewala’s house ahead of Rahul’s visit, according to ANI. The Congress leader joined a string of visitors to Mansa following the killing of Moosewala. Last Saturday, Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah met Moosewala’s father, while Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann visited the family last Friday.
— Kamaldeep Singh ਬਰਾੜ (@kamalsinghbrar) June 7, 2022
Sidhu Moosewala had joined the Congress ahead of Punjab polls and contested from the Mansa constituency. He was shot dead by assailants on May 29. Reacting to his death, Rahul had tweeted, “Deeply shocked and saddened by the murder of promising Congress leader and talented artist, Sidhu Moosewala. My heartfelt condolences to his loved ones and fans from across the world.”
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