Wife of Namdhari Head Sect Shot

Ludhiana, Punjab: Wife of former Namdhari sect head, Chand Kaur was shot at by unidentified assailants in Ludhiana early this morning. The unidentified assailants opened fire on Chand Kaur, who is wife of late Jagjit (former head of Namdhari sect), at Bhaini Sahib Gurdwara injuring her critically.

Two men shot at her inside the Gurdwara and fled towards Macchiwara triggering panic in the area. Heavy police force has been deployed after the incident. Chand Kaur has been rushed to hospital. Reasons for the shooting are not yet known, but there has been a history of violence withing the Namdhari’s over the role of leadership. Notably, Chand Kaur is also the aunt of the present head Uday Singh and had anointed Uday as the next leader over his elder brother Thakur Dalip.

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