—Renowned Journalist Jarnail Singh has passed away today due to coronavirus. A few days back, he was found Covid-19 positive and his condition was critical since yesterday.
Jarnail Singh belonged to one of the 1984 Sikh genocide victim families and had come to the limelight in 2009 when he had hurled a shoe on the then Home Minister P. Chidambaram.
He had hurled shoe on P. Chidambram when he said that he was happy that his friends Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler were given clean chit in the 1984 Sikh genocide cases.
Later, Jarnail Singh had joined the Aam Admi Party and was elected as a member of the Delhi legislative assembly.
In emotional speech, he had highlighted the agony of the 1984 Sikh genocide victims in Delhi assembly in 2015.