Who Was Sidhu Moose Wala?
Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, best known by his stage name Sidhu Moose Wala (11 June 1993 – 29 May 2022), was an Indian musician, rapper, actor, and politician involved with Punjabi music and cinema. He began his career as a songwriter for Ninja’s song “License,” and then moved on to singing in a duet called “G Wagon.” Following his debut, he teamed with Brown Boyz on a number of Humble Music-released tunes.
Attack on Sidhu
Sidhu Moose Wala, a popular Punjabi musician, and rapper who had joined the Congress before the Punjab elections were shot and killed in Punjab on Saturday. Unidentified attackers blasted bullets into the Punjabi singer’s SUV as he drove to his village in Mansa. Later, he died in a hospital. Two other people were hurt in the event, according to reports, in which more than 30 shots were fired. In a serious condition, Moose Wala was transported to the civic hospital in Mansa, where he was pronounced dead.
The event occurred a day after the Punjab Police ordered his security, as well as the security of more than 420 people, including former MLAs, Jathedars of two Takhts, Deras’ leaders, and police personnel, to be withdrawn.
Sidhu Political Career
Moose Wala had run for the Mansa Assembly seat on a Congress ticket. With a margin of 63,323 votes, he was beaten by AAP’s Dr. Vijay Singla. Moose Wala, who hails from Moosa, a village in the Mansa district, joined the Congress in November last year amid considerable excitement. After Congress granted him a ticket from the Mansa Assembly constituency, the then-sitting Mansa MLA, Nazar Singh Manshahia, turned against the party, stating that he would oppose the controversial singer’s candidacy.
Sorrow for Fans
On social media, leaders and supporters of the Sidhu Moose Wala expressed their sorrow. Sidhu Moosewala’s murder in broad daylight shook me greatly. Punjab and Punjabis around the world have lost a gifted artist with a broad appeal who could read people’s minds.