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Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur joins BJP

Dalbir Kaur, Sister Of Sarabjit Singh, On Sunday Joined BJP. Earlier, She Has Been Associated With Akali Dal And Congress As Well. Sarabjit Singh Was An Indian National Sentenced To Death By Pakistan Court. Sarabjit Was Convicted Of Terrorism And Spying By A Pakistani Court.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 25 Dec 2016, 06:21:39 PM
Dalbir Kaur (Image: Getty)

New Delhi:

Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, on Sunday joined BJP. Earlier, she has been associated with Akali Dal and Congress as well. Sarabjit Singh was an Indian national sentenced to death by Pakistan Court. Sarabjit was convicted of terrorism and spying by a Pakistani court.

Dalbir Kaur was working towards his release since 1991 till his death in 2013. She was fighting for Sarabjit’s release with Pakistan authorities. Dalbir also escalated Sarabjit’s matter in India and met with influential people to request release of her brother.

Sarabjit Singh was caught on an unmarked Indo-Pakistani border area in Pakistan and arrested by the Pakistan Rangers near Kasur. Singh and his supporters claimed that the arrest was a case of mistaken identity and that he was only a poor farmer who was drunk and had strayed over the border. His sister said that the family launched a search but could not find any clue to his whereabouts for nine months.

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First Published : 25 Dec 2016, 04:43:00 PM