Thousands Gather to Pay Last Tribute to Indian Singer.

The last rites of Indian singer-turned-politician Sidhu Moosewala were performed by his family members in his hometown of Mansa district in northern Punjab state on May 31, 2022.

Moosewala, born Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, was shot dead by gangsters on May 29, media reports said.

The funeral procession, which began at Moosewala's residence, saw a huge sea of supporters who had gathered to pay their final tribute.

(Reuters)

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