Sudhir Suri Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Sudhir Suri

Sudhir Suri (1964-2022) was a Hindutva right-wing leader. Sudhir, the leader of the Hindu Shiv Sena, was shot dead at point black range during a sit-in protest in Amritsar, Punjab.

Wiki/Biography

Sudhir Kumar Suri was born on Thursday, 12 March 1964 (age 58 years; at the time of death) [1]BBC News  in Amritsar, Punjab. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Physical Appearance

Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper

Eye Colour: Black

Sudhir Suri

Family

Sudhir Suri belonged to a Sikh family in Amritsar, Punjab.

Parents & Siblings

His father’s name is Harbans Lal Suri (deceased), and his mother’s name is Bimla Suri.

A framed photo of Sudhir Suri's father, Harbans Lal Suri

A framed photo of Sudhir Suri’s father, Harbans Lal Suri

Sudhir Suri's mother, Bimla Suri

Sudhir Suri’s mother, Bimla Suri

Sudhir Suri had two brothers – T. N. Suri (retd. SDO at Punjab Mandi Board) and Brij Mohan Suri.

Sudhir Suri's brother T. N. Suri

Sudhir Suri’s brother T. N. Suri

Wife & Children

Sudhir Suri and his wife, Madhu Suri, were blessed with three sons – Manik Suri, Eklavya Suri, and Paras Suri. [2]Hindustan Times [3]Times Now

Sudhir Suri with his wife, Madhu Suri

Sudhir Suri with his wife, Madhu Suri

Sudhir Suri with his children Paras Suri and Manik Suri

Sudhir Suri with his children Paras Suri and Manik Suri

Eklavya Suri

Eklavya Suri

Other Relatives

His grandfather’s name is Lala Gyan Chand Suri.

Sudhir Suri's grandfather, Lala Gyan Chand Suri

Sudhir Suri’s grandfather, Lala Gyan Chand Suri

Religion/Religious Views

Sudhir Suri followed Hinduism.

Career

Leader at Hindu Shiv Sena

Sudhir Kumar Suri joined the Hindu Shiv Sena (Punjab) and serves as the leader of the fundamentalist group.

Controversy

Booked Multiple Times

Reportedly, in April 2020, Sudhir Suri was booked by the Amristar rural police for his objectionable comments against the Tablighi Jamaat community. After nearly three months, the Punjab Police arrested Sudhir Suri from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, over an offensive video clip which was denigrating women and instigating animosity between two groups. Suri, however, denied the allegations. In July 2021, Suri was booked for the third time for allegedly sharing a video on social media, delivering words against a particular community. [4]India Today

Death

Shot By a Shopkeeper During a Protest on Majitha Road, Amritsar, Punjab

Reportedly, Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Suri, in presence of local police and Punjab Police personnel, was shot dead in Amritsar, Punjab, on 4 November 2022 (Friday) while he was taking part in a protest against the management of Gopal Mandir, a temple in the area, after some posters and idols were found broken and thrown on the roadside near the temple.

Sudhir Suri during the protest in Amritsar

Sudhir Suri during the protest in Amritsar

According to the police officials, more than five shots were fired at Sudhir. The accused identified as Sandeep Singh alias Sunny, 31, who owns a garment shop near the site, was arrested by the officials.

Sandeep Singh arrested after attacking Shiv Sena leader, Sudhir Suri

Sandeep Singh arrested after attacking Shiv Sena leader, Sudhir Suri

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

Reportedly, the murder case was registered under section 302 [5]PTC News at Sadar police station in Amritsar. [6]The Economic Times According to some media outlets, a doctor named Ajay Sharma, present at the crime spot, mentioned that while Suri was protesting outside the temple, two men in a car, which had a sticker of “Waris Panjab De,” arrived and started firing at him; however, the police officials were successful in arresting one of them whereas the other man escaped. [7]Times Now While explaining the crime scene to the media, Ajay Sharma said,

Shiv Sena’s Sudhir Suri was demonstrating outside the temple against garbage being dumped outside the premises. Two men came in a car and started firing at Sudhir Suri. One person has been arrested. The way they fired at him was clear that they wanted to kill him.” [8]Times Now

Accused Sandeep Singh's car after the attack at the crime spot

Accused Sandeep Singh’s car after the attack at the crime spotReportedly, 

Lakhbir Singh Landa (alias Landa Harike), a Canada-based gangster, claimed responsibility for the attack on Sudhir Suri by sharing a post on social media. 

Landa Harike's Facebook post

Landa Harike’s Facebook post

Facts/Trivia

  • Sudhir Suri’s other name was SK Suri.
  • Reportedly, Sudhir Suri, along with others, put the dummy of the-then Prime Minister of Pakistan on fire while protesting against the killing of two Hindus and a Sikh teacher.

    Sudhir Suri, along with others, protesting against Imran Khan - the-then Prime minister of Pakistan

    Sudhir Suri, along with others, protesting against Imran Khan – the-then Prime minister of Pakistan

  • According to the police officials, Sudhir Suri was on the hit list of many gangsters for a very long time for which the government deployed eight Punjab police officers for security. [9]Mint He was on the hit list of Khalistani, a group that is a part of the Khalistan movement that aims to create a Sikh homeland called “Khalistan” via armed struggle, since 2016. [10]India Today
  • Reportedly, he was provided with the Y-category security.

    Sudhir Suri being escorted by the Y-category security

    Sudhir Suri being escorted by the Y-category security

  • Reportedly, Sudhir Suri’s son, Paras, demanded that his father should be given the status of a martyr until which he would not let his father’s last rites happen. Breaking his silence on the death of his father, Sudhir Suri, Paras Suri said,

    We will not do the antimsanskar until the government declares my father as shaheed (Martyr). My father is alive inside every Hindu of this country.” [12]Times Now

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