Well Known Folk Singer Aujla Dies In Accident

BATALA – Renowned Punjabi folk singer Sukhraj Aujla alias Santokh Aujla (38), died in a road accident on the Batala-Fatehgarh Churian road this morning.

Batala Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Tulsi Ram said Aujla, who was at the wheel, lost control of his car and the vehicle rammed into a roadside tree. Aujla and his wife Ranjit Kaur were returning to their native village in Gurdaspur district from Marid-ke village.

The couple was taken to a private Amritsar hospital where the singer succumbed to his injuries. His wife’s condition is said to be serious.

Among those who expressed sympathies with the bereaved family were Gurdaspur MP and PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa, Chief Parliamentary Secretary GS Babbehali, former Akali minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan and former MLA LS Lodhinangal.

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