Fans of the ‘295’ singer tweeted with #JusticeForSidhuMoosewala and #JusticeForSidhu on Twitter. By Sunday evening, posts with the hashtag JusticeForSidhu had been tweeted at least 64,100 times on Twitter, while the hashtag JusticeForSidhuMooseWala had been used 58,000 times.
It was the top musical trend on Twitter even on Sunday, the fifth day of the hashtag used by the singer’s fans on Twitter to demand a full and fair investigation into his death.
The request came even as Union Home Minister Amit Shah met with the late singer’s parents in Chandigarh on Saturday. On Sunday, BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa met his parents at their home in Moosa village in Mansa and promised an NIA investigation into the cold-blooded murder.
Moose Wala was shot dead, with 24 bullet wounds in his body, in Jawaharke village, Mansa district, Punjab on May 29. The attack, in which the attackers also used a Russian-made AN-94 assault rifle, was carried out from less than 7 km away. of the singer’s residence.
From artists to fans, many have released renditions of Moose Wala’s hit song 295 to demand justice. The calls for justice came amid a viral video of Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Burna Boy performing the Moose Wala routine of slapping his thigh and then raising his right hand in the air, just like the father of slain singer, Balkaur Singh, paid tribute to his son. at his funeral on May 31.
Singer Diljit Dosanjh was among the Punjabi singers who demanded justice. He posted a video of Moose Wala’s father in which he invited all the slain singer’s fans for his June 8 bhog and gave the post the hashtag #JusticeForSidhu.
WAHEGURU 🙏🏽🙏🏽Baba Ball Bakshey Parivaar Nu..🙏🏽 June 8th 🙏🏽#JusticeForSidhu https://t.co/f19riM6ASv
— DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) 1654402827000
Punjabi actor Gippy Grewal tweeted a photo of himself with the late singer and his family and just used the hashtag JusticeForSidhu and JusticeForSidhuMooseWaala.
#JusticeForSidhuMooseWala 💔#sidhumoosewala https://t.co/cGmRgcvQkm
— Gippy Grewal (@GippyGrewal) 1654311732000
A Twitter user, Harpinder Kaur whose handle is @delicateHarpi, tweeted: “It’s still hard to believe Sidhu is gone now. Legend lost, but he will be remembered forever in his legendary songs. Hoping that Sidhu Moose Wala and his family get justice quickly. We want #justiceforsidhu #JusticeForSidhuMooseWala.
It’s still hard to believe that Sidhu is no more now, lost legend but he will be remembered in his legendary songs… https://t.co/3zj7pRLhvP
— Harpinder Kaur (@delicateHarpi) 1654408006000
“#Justiceforsidhumoosewala and #justiceforsidhu make these hashtags trend today guys. We want justice for our legend and we need to speak up for it,” tweeted another user, Tanya Kahlon, whose username is @tanyakahlon.
#JusticeForSidhu #justiceforsidhumooswala make these hashtags trending today guys… we want justice for our legend… https://t.co/5stf0hdt2O
—Tanyakahlon (@tanyakahlon) 1654392790000
Savera Sidhu, who has the handle @SavKaur13, described Moose Wala as a “youth icon who inspired young people to be good sons, to respect women, to work hard, to be proud of their roots, to wear their turbans with honor, to help others, to be humble and always stand straight”. “He did all of this and more by example. Be like #sidhumooswala, #JusticeForSidhuMooseWala,” she tweeted.
A youth icon who inspired young people to be good sons, to respect women, to work hard, to be proud of their roots, to wear t… https://t.co/ushQtSk9pM
— Savera Sidhu (@SavKaur13) 1654317374000
Punjabi singer Kaur B tweeted in Punjabi, saying everyone would leave the tragedy, but not the singer’s parents.