WEB DESK: Indian Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal called off a meeting with Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit a day after a gun battle in Gurdaspur that left 10 people dead. The meeting between Badal and Basit was to be held on July 29 in Chandigarh.
Harcharan Bains, adviser to chief minister on national affairs and media, said that the meeting was called off “in view of today’s incident at Dinanagar in Gurdaspur district”. Further, Bains said it was Basit who had requested for a courtesy call during his visit to Chandigarh this week.
Source: Business Recorder