CHANDIGARH, Punjab—As per latest updates, the Congress leader Gursimran “Singh” Mand has apologized for hurting the Sikh sentiments by cleaning the blackened statue of Rajiv Gandhi with his turban in Ludhiana. Notably, Mand’s visuals of cleaning the Rajiv Gandhi’s statue blackened by Akali leaders had gone viral over social media during the last week.
A sharp outrage had prevailed among the Sikh community on the Mand’s act of disrespecting the Turban by using it to clean the blackened statue of Rajiv Gandhi.
While tendering an apology today, Gursimran Singh Mand has claimed that he is a “true Sikh”. He has said that he did whatever seemed right to him at that time, but if his act hurt Sikh sentiments then he tenders apology.