After joining the BJP that already has a number of former Congress leaders, including Captain Amarinder Singh and Sunil Jakhar, Badal – who didn't join the Yatra in Punjab – praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
The incident occurred when Shiv Sena leaders were holding a protest in the presence of the police over some dispute over the management of a temple outside Gopal Mandir.
A1985-batch former Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, Jagmohan Singh Raju (59), joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Punjab before the February 2022 Assembly polls after 35 years of service.
Motor Vehicles Inspectors (MVIs), who are duty-bound to physically verify a vehicle and its documents before giving it a fitness certificate to ply on the roads, apparently issue such certificates sitting in their offices in lieu of heavy bribes.
The eight-year-old victim's body was recovered by the police on Sunday about nine kilometres away in the Sidhwan Canal, near Harnampura village in Sahnewal, about nine kilometres from Doraha.
Parents of the deceased singer say they will take to the street against the police for giving clean chit to the real killers of their son while arresting gangsters.