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Well known journalist and former Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh passes away due to COVID19

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 13 May, 2021 09:48 PM
  • Well known journalist and former Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh passes away due to COVID19

Well known journalist and MLA from Delhi Jarnail Singh has passed away after suffering from complications due to COVID19. He tested COVID19 positive a few days ago. 

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal,  shared his condolences via a Twitter post. 

Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia remembered Singh as someone who fought for justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots. 

Singh hailed from a 1984 Sikh genocide victim families and gained attention in 2009 when he had thrown a shoe on the then Home Minister P. Chidambaram.

He joined Aam Admi Party and resigned as the Rajouri Garden MLA in Delhi in 2017 to contest the Punjab Assembly elections against former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Photo courtesy of Instagram (Manjinder Singh Sirsa.

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