Pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara was suspended in March 2020 because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu have urged PM Modi to restart it ahead of Gurupurab.
The resignation of Mukesh Berry was preceded by the resignation of APS Deol, the Advocate General of Punjab nine days ago.
Two Punjab Congress office-bearers also resigned from their posts following Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation from the post of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President on Tuesday,
Malvinder Singh Mali had questioned Centre’s move to abrogate J&K’s special status and said ‘Kashmir is a country of Kashmiri people’.
On Thursday, Sidhu had requested Punjab CM to attend the installation ceremony, stating that he had 'no personal agenda'
Amarinder Singh is learned to have reiterated his reservations over Navjot Singh Sidhu’s elevation in Punjab.
Speculations come as Congress high command is trying to resolve infighting in the party's Punjab unit
Navjot Kaur Sidhu was the chief guest at the Ravana effigy burning event where the incident took place and had said earlier that she came to know about the accident as soon as she left the site.
Punjab Chief Minister has declared one-day mourning in the state on Saturday.
On being asked about the role of organisers in the whole tragedy, Sidhu, however, evaded the question with a 'No comments' reply.
Sources said that the driver claimed that he was given green signal and had no idea that hundreds of people were standing on the tracks when the train crossed the area.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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