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Amritsar train accident: Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu fails to appear before inquiry commission
Sidhu's wife, Navjot Kaur, who was also summoned by the commission, however, appeared on Friday and gave her statement.
Amritsar train accident: Dussehra event organiser cries, says he warned crowd 10 times about railway track
He released a video claiming he had taken all permissions, and that appeals were made to people standing on the tracks to vacate the area.
The case was filed by social activist Tamanna Hashmi in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Arti Kumari Singh, who fixed November 3 as the date for its hearing.
Holding Kaur and organisers of the Dusshera function responsible "for abetting the Amritsar tragedy", the core committee rejected the magisterial inquiry ordered by the Congress government.
Amritsar train accident: Navjot Singh Sidhu asks Railways why loco-pilot was given clean chit in one day
Sidhu also pointed fingers at the railway gateman at Joda Phatak, claiming he could have seen the lights installed at the Dussehra event from 300 metres and alerted railway and local authorities.
Badnore arrived early on Saturday and met the injured at the Guru Nanak Dev government hospital here.
Punjab had placed the request to fund the events connected with the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, which falls in November next year.
On Tuesday, Sitharaman said that Sidhu's gesture of hugging Pakistan's army chief impacted soldiers back home and asserted that the Punjab minister could have "avoided it".
Sushma Swaraj assured of writing to Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib, claims Navjot Sidhu; faces fresh flak
The Akali Dal accused Sidhu of 'doing drama' over the shrine, and branded him a 'traitor' for hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during his Islamabad visit last month.
'We would like to hear from Sushma Swaraj rather than source-based story being planted by the BJP, as to what transpired in a conversation between two people,' said Randeep Surjewala.
Cricketer-turned-politician Sidhu had courted controversy by hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to Pakistan.
Navjot Singh Sidhu must follow tenets of Sikhism before speaking on the religion: Shiromani Akali Dal
The member of parliament said it was Sidhu's personal affair with how he chooses to appear as long as he does not "pretend" to be concerned about Sikh values.
In a four-page letter to the Akal Takht written in Punjabi, Sidhu requested the high priest to summon both Badals to Akal Takht and take action against them according to Sikh traditions.
The top court had on May 15, held that there were lapses in the investigation but said a person cannot be convicted on basis of doubts.
BJP said that Sidhu's remarks came at a time when Pakistan Army chief has vowed to avenge the blood shed on the border by his country's soldiers.