Jagdish Tytler Attacked by Sikh Youth at Wedding Function in Delhi


DELHI, India—Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was attacked at a wedding function in Delhi on Saturday.

The 23-year-old Sehaj Umang Bhatia pushed and shoved Tytler while he was attending a wedding party at a farm house in the national capital’s Mehrauli area.

He was confronted and verbally abused by a Sikh youth during the function in Mehrauli area. As the altercation aggravated, the youth tried to attack Tytler. He was then subdued by security and removed.

The Sikh youth named Sehaj Umang Singh Bhatia confronted and verbally abused Jagdish Tytler before throwing a glass at him. The youth reportedly abused Tytler and shouted, how dare he come to the wedding and accused him of playing a part in the 1984 anti-Sikh Pogroms.However, Jagdish Tytler did not get hurt in the incident. After joint interrogation, the youth was arrested under section 107/151 Cr.pc in PS Mehrauli.

Jagdish Tytler is an accused in 1984 riots case.

A Delhi court on Friday refused to accept the closure report and directed the CBI to conduct further investigation in the 1984 anti-Sikh Pogroms case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Saurabh Pratap Singh Laler ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct further investigation and refused to accept the closure report that gives Tytler a clean chit.