The murder of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala, who promoted gun culture through his songs, has created a stir in Punjab and over the internet. Canadian gangsters Goldy Brar and Lawrence Bishnoi accepted that they were the assailants who opened fire on him in Jawaharke village of Mansa. It is being told that about 30 bullets were fired at Sidhu Moose Wala.
The Punjabi singer Sidhu was Born on 17 June 1993, in Moosewala, whose real name is Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, and belongs to the Moosewala village which is situated in Punjab’s Mansa district. The singer learned music during his college days and after completing his education, he moved to Canada.
He started his career as a songwriter for the song ‘License’ by Ninja, and began his singing career with ‘G Wagon.’ The singer has been known for his ‘gangster rap’ and promotion of gun culture in his songs. The singer has been extremely popular among the youth as he garnered over 6.9 Million followers on Instagram. The singer has been surrounded by quite a few controversies ever since he stepped into the music industry.
‘Jatti Jeone Morh Wargi’ Controversy in 2019
One of his songs titled Jatti Jeone Morh Wargi came under sight as it made a reference to the 18th-century Sikh warrior Mai Bhago. Due to this many FIRs were also registered against Moose Wala for promoting violence and hurting the religious sentiments of the Sikh community. However, he had issued an apology later on after people slammed him for portraying the Sikh warrior in a poor light.
Promoting Gun culture
Moose Wala was booked after the pictures of him with an AK-47 went viral on social media during the COVID pandemic. Sidhu was known to openly promote gun culture, featuring gangsters in various songs. He was also booked for promoting violence in his song Sanju.
Calling Out AAP Government In Punjab
Last month, the singer Sidhu Moose Wala raised some controversies as he called out the AAP government in his song ‘Scapegoat’. The singer called out the AAP supporters as ‘Gaddar’ in his song.
The singer was also associated with Khalistan during the year 2020. The singer supported separatists like Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in his song ‘Punjab: My Motherland’.
A few videos of Moose Wala went viral on social media in May 2020, in the videos the singer was seen operating an AK-47 along with policemen. During this controversy, a case was registered against Moose Wala under the Arms Act. Soon after this arrest orders were also taken out. However, the singer went all in to escape the arrest and was later given bail on the same. In 2021 the singer joined Congress however he couldn’t win the elections.