Tribune News Service
Amritsar, July 14
Manmeet Singh, a sufi singer and one of the Sain brothers from Amritsar, died after falling into a gorge in the Kareri lake area of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district. Singh had gone to Dharamsala with friends.
He was a student of Khalsa college.
Yesterday, while coming back from Kareri lake, Manmeet reportedly fell into a gorge.
Body of the singer was recovered from Kareri lake area in district on Tuesday, according to the Senior Superintendent of Police, Kangra Vimukt Ranjan.
Kewal Singh Pathania, HPCC general secretary and Congress leader from Shahpur, said locals helped retrieve the body of Manmeet Singh.
A few days ago, Singh, along with his brothers and friends, had come to Shahpur, which is located at a distance of 25km from the lake. As per reports, the group went to Kareri from Shahpur on Monday. During the torrential rains, Singh reportedly slipped and fallen into Kareri lake. After getting the news about the accident, Singh’s family members immediately reached the spot.
Scheduled Castes had backed Cong in 2017