Tanya, and her mother, Surpal Kaur (40), were among those killed. Tanya's father Harinder also lost his father, Nirmal Singh Soni (60), who was the head granthi of the gurdwara, father-in-law Bhagat Singh (75) and nephew Kulwinder Singh Khalsa (35). His mother, Rawail Kaur, was injured in the attack.
Amid national lockdown and curfew being imposed in Punjab as a preventive measure against COVID-19, unique and creative handwritten posters have cropped up on the main gates of homes in villages, telling visitors that they are not welcome at least till March 31.
The written exams for class VIII were already over and their pending practicals have also been postponed, said the PSEB statement. The statement added that all pending board exams, which were scheduled from March 20 to 31, stand postponed, till further orders.
While some on Twitter slammed the ministry for 'celebrating' women carrying heavy loads for pay as petty as Rs 20 in the 21st century, others supported the ministry saying it had hailed women earning through dignity and hard work.