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The Ontario-based Punjabi singer was shot and killed days after security concerns

A famous Punjabi singer has died after being shot dead in India.

Sidhu Moose Wala, a 28-year-old rapper and politician with ties to Canada, was driving in a Jeep when he was shot dead in Punjab, India, just a day after the state government withdrew part of his security detail, the Tribune reported on Sunday. 29.5.

According to the Tribune, Wala β€œhad contested the 2022 Punjab Assembly election on a convention ticket from the Mansa constituency and conducted his first poll against Dr. AAP’s Vijay Singla lost”.

Wala was scheduled to tour Canada this year, but ticket sales in Vancouver have been delayed.

According to the Vancouver Sun, ticket sales for Wala’s show in Vancouver have been held up because local organizers consulted police over safety concerns. Earlier, Wala’s Canadian performances raised public safety concerns after stabbings at a show in Surrey and gunshots at a concert in Calgary.

The hashtag #sidhumoosewala trended on Twitter as fans and supporters reacted to the news of his death.

Shockingly, one of Wala’s latest music videos for his song THE LAST RIDE is shot in black and white, featuring a black hearse and themes related to death.

Taking to Twitter, fans were quick to point out the similarities between the music video and Wala’s death.

Speaking to SBS Punjabi in 2021, Wala shared his experiences as an international student in Canada, where he came to study in 2016.

“We all have to go through a major transition in life as we migrate to these countries for our brighter future,” Wala said.

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