Famous Haryanvi singh Sapna Chaudhary is battling for life in a Delhi hospital. She tried to commit suicide by consuming some poisonous substance. In the detailed suicide note, she has blamed one Satpal Tanwar for harassing her and defaming her by launching a Facebook campaign.
Recently, two cases were registered against her for singing a song which has lines degrading some particular castes. However, this is not a new song and has been sung by other famous singers. The said that in suicide note that she was being hounded wrongly due to some vested interest. The situation has reached such a pass that she has lost interest in life and therefore, committing suicide.
According to reports the singer was depressed after two cases were registered against her for hurting a Dalit community during a stage performance in February this year.
Gurgaon police, on the basis of a complaints filed by the Dalit activists, had registered a FIR against the singer and also set up a special investigation team to probe the allegations.
Similar complaint was also registered against her in Dogran Mohalla of Hisar where she allegedly sung and performed on a controversial folk song ragini”, ridiculing two particular Dalit castes.
The FIR in Gurgaon was registered in July this year after Dalit organisations threatened to launch protests if action was not taken
against the singer and the organisers.
“Sapna Chaudhary has insulted a particular caste which has deeply hurt the community. The controversial song is now being shared on social media,” All Haryana Scheduled Caste Employees Federation Vice President Sukhdev Singh Bhukhal had said.
APOLOGY BEFORE SUICIDE
The singer before attempting suicide had also apologised, promising that she won’t perform the song again.
“I, Sapna chaudhary, once sung the song Ragini sometime back which was based on all the castes. This hurt the feelings of Dalit society. I did not want to hurt the feelings of anybody. I tender my apology before all the brothers and sisters and assure that in future I will not sing this type of Ragini,” Sapna Chaudhary said in her statement.
A case has been registered by the police, and doctors say that her condition is stable now.