Not only this, BJP leaders are taking a dig at him for the hug Sidhu shared with Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, during the ceremony. And now the opposition parties are asking him if he even remembered the sacrifices made by the Indian soldiers at the border.
Punjab BJP chief Shwait Malik opened up on Sidhu’s visit. He mentioned:
“Sidhu’s visit to Pakistan is shameful. On one side, the Pakistan army was involved in attacking our soldiers at the border and on the other side Sidhu was hugging the Army chief. Does it mean he was thanking him for killing our jawans?”
Malik deemed Sidhu as an ‘opportunist’ and also laid accusations on him of playing with the nation’s dignity. He further demanded an apology from Sidhu for his ‘unacceptable act’.
On the other hand, the Shiromani Akali Dal mentioned that Sidhu didn’t maintain the ‘decorum’ and broke it through his Pakistan visit. Let us tell you that Sidhu is a minister in the Cabinet of Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab.
As per a report, during the swearing-in ceremony, Sidhu was on purpose made to sit adjacent to Masood Khan (who is also the president of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir).
The report also revealed that Sidhu was previously sitting in the back rows with former Pak cricketer Wasim Akram and others. As soon as this news broke out on social media, people have been saying all different kinds of things about Sidhu’s Pakistan visit. Checkout some of the tweets below:
— Maham Khan (@MahamKh09145550) August 18, 2018
#Congress hv a problem when an Ex-President goes to RSS event bt have no issues in sending Ayer or Sidhu to Pakistan & ‘hug’ the killers of Indians..
Their alignment & priorities are clear, if you can’t open your eye to it, pls keep your mouths closed as well..#SidhuHugsBajwa
— Isha SG (@IshaSG) August 18, 2018
Honestly, I had felt bad when Sidhu left the BJP to join the Congress. But today, after seeing him warmly embracing the man who is responsible for killing our Indian Army jawans, I’m so glad that the BJP let him go!!@sherryontopp #SidhuHugsBajwa
— Priti Gandhi (@MrsGandhi) August 18, 2018
#NavjotSinghSidhu warmly hugs Pakistan Army Chief General #QamarJavedBajwa. It’s going to be a freak show on Indian News Channels tonight. By the night ends, #Sidhu would be declared security risk for #India. Or has it already begun? 😅 #SidhuHugsBajwa pic.twitter.com/6VIp29cRGS
— Islamabad (@Islaamabad) August 18, 2018
A clown can only be a CLOWN.
Sidhu went to a comedy show like he does in India.
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Don’t call him a “Traitor”and pay unnecessary attention to this JOKER.#SidhuHugsBajwa
— TheGiniKhan (@giniromet) August 18, 2018
Shame on you #SidhuHugsBajwa …. Why don’t you migrate to Pakistan….?? How can you not see the terrorism in the Gen s eyes?? U have brought disgrace to our nation… Who has brought u to so much Fame??? Keep your personal relationship within four Walls…😠😠😠
— Shivani Singh (@Shivani08587241) August 18, 2018
— 🏹 🌹 Shereen iqbal🌐 (@Sherrych777) August 19, 2018
Pakistan sponsoring Terrorists in J&K and Sidhu with Pakistan Army Chief who is behind all this.
— Ashish Kohli 🇮🇳 (@aashishkohli25) August 18, 2018
Critics of #SidhuHugsBajwa should remember #AtalBihariVaajpayeeHugsParvej and #ModiHugsNawaj . #Sidhu was not invited as a politician but as a cricketer friend of #ImranKhanPrimeMinister . #Government should use old ties of #PakPM to strengthen the relationship of both nations.
— Pradeep Rai (@pradeepraiindia) August 19, 2018
— Anil Khanna (@AkKhanna61) August 18, 2018
Navjot Singh Sidhu warmly hugs Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa. It’s going to be a a freak show on Indian News Channels tonight. By the night ends, Sidhu would be declared security risk for India. Or has it already begun? #SidhuHugsBajwa pic.twitter.com/j5IiYb8Z9I
— Osha Hussain (@OshaHussain) August 18, 2018
Honestly, I had felt bad when Sidhu left the BJP to join the Congress. But today, after seeing him warmly embracing the man who is responsible for killing our Indian Army jawans, I’m so glad that the @BJP4India let him go!!
— Gaurav Goel®️ (@goelgauravbjp) August 18, 2018
Shameful, he’s hugged a man who holds a position that’s responsible, directly and indirectly, of killing many of our soldiers and citizens; shocking that he can justify his action…there’s a graceful way of showing dissent which this fool can’t understand #SidhuHugsBajwaAdvertisement
— Arjun (@HindRevival) August 19, 2018