Punjabi singer Diljaan dies in road accident

Last Updated: Tuesday, 30 March 2021 (20:26 IST)
Jalandhar: Prominent (31) was killed in a road mishap near Jandiala Guru on Jalandhar-national highway, about 45 km from here, early Tuesday morning.

The car of the singer turned turtle after it rammed into a divider, police said.
 
Diljaan died on the spot before he was rushed to a hospital by passers-by.
 
As per sources, the car was at a very high speed and before ramming into a divider, it hit a stationary truck near the Jandiala Guru Bridge.
 
Diljaan had gone to Amritsar on Sunday evening on a business tour and was returning to Kartarpur in the morning. The body has been sent for post mortem, the SHO said.
 
A native of Kartarpur town in district, Diljaan will be cremated after his family returns to India from Canada, sources said.
 
Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh expressed shock over the accident. “Shocked at the tragic death of young and promising Punjabi singer Diljaan in a earlier today. It is extremely sad to lose young lives like these on road. My condolences to the family, friends and fans. RIP!,” the chief minister wrote on his official twitter handle. (UNI)