Several political and social outfits, including Dal Khalsa and SAD (Panch Pardani), on Friday expressed solidarity with Gurbakash Singh who has been on a fast for the past 16 days seeking the release of five Sikh prisoners.
He assaulted a man in this Chandigarh suburb and snatched his bicycle, fired at an unsuspecting girl on a scooty, held two guys at gunpoint for their vehicles, and finally managed to flee with a car while injuring two people.
Even as Avtar Singh Nagla continued his unique form of protest by sitting atop a eucalyptus tree in a village in Mohali Wednesday, it came to light that he has been declared a proclaimed offender by a Chandigarh court in 2010.
After attacking PM for inviting his Pak counterpart to the Cricket World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has now objected to the Pakistani team performing `namaaz` in Mohali stadium.
Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan has scrapped the plans to watch the mother of all clashes – the India-Pakistan World Cup Semi Final on March 30, Wednesday owing to security reasons. Apparently, the whole of India will come to a standstill when India takes on their arch-rival Pakistan in one of the most crucial matches of the World Cup 2011.
Ban on gathering of more than four people was in place in this summer capital city Wednesday, traffic ran thin, and educational institutions and government offices recorded minimum attendances ahead of the Mohali clash.
The Indian sub-continent has come to a stand still. And no one seems to be doing anything else but eating, sleeping and drinking cricket. The Indian film industry too is gung-ho about the Indo-Pak match that is to be held in Mohali today. The World Cup fever has gripped the entire nation and the stars from B-Town have decided to take a break from their shooting schedules and be at the venue to cheer for the men in blue.