Harkirat Singh died because of shooting himself. He was the grandson of the former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh. He was found dead at his residence (Sector 5 Chandigarh). He was taken to the Chandigarh PGI where doctors declared him dead. (check: Abhitej (grandnephew of Bhagat Singh) died.)
Neeraj Sarna, the SHO of Sector 3 told The Reporter Times that Harkirat committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed revolver at his home. A postmortem will be performed on his body tomorrow at PGI.
Singh had been the head (sarpanch) of Kotli (located in Ludhiana) from 2013. Harkirat’s brother Gurkirat Singh is the present MLA from Congress party from Khanna zone. Tejeshwar Singh, his father, is former Transport Minister of the Punjab state. (share: memorial day quotes.)
Harkirat Singh’s brother Ravneet Singh Bittu told reporters that Singh was a depression patient and for the last 10-15 days, he was feeling very depressed. Today, he shot himself and succumbed to wounds.