CHANDIGARH AUGUST 6:Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today urged the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry from an appropriate authority into the cause of death of the Ludhiana based budding singer youngster Ishmeet Singh who had reportedly died by drowning in the swimming pool of a resort in Maladies where he had gone to attend a function.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, Mr. Badal mentioned that it had been reported in the media that many sections of public had raised apprehensions about the cause of death. The Chief Minister also pointed out that he also attended Ishmeet’s Bhog ceremony, where the mammoth gathering and his parents had requested him to get an inquiry conducted into the cause of death as they feared a foul play because of professional rivalry.
Mr. Badal reiterated that an inquiry into the cause of death by an appropriate authority should be got conducted so that the apprehensions and cobwebs are cleared in the minds of the public and the parents of the deceased.
It may be mentioned that Ishmeet Singh had won the ‘Voice of India’ a popular competition held by one of the Television Channels a few months back. Thereafter, he had remained in a public domain gaining the love and affection from a large section of the population. The entire nation was plunged into deep shock and grief over the death of young icon’s passing away in the prime of his youth.