Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat is embroiled in a new controversy during his Chandigarh visit.Because of this, he had to apologize.Rawat on Tuesday described Congress state president Navjot Singh Sidhu and four working heads as five years.This has sparked a new controversy.As the controversy escalated, Rawat apologized for it on Wednesday morning and spoke of serving in a Gurdwara Sahib.
Rawat tweeted and said, in repentance, will do service work in Gurdwara Sahib
Harish Rawat tweeted and apologized for his comment.He wrote I made the mistake of using the word 'Panj Pyare' yesterday for my honorable President and Executive President.I am a student of the history of the country and nothing can compare to the leadership position of the Panj Pyars.
Harish Rawat tweeted regretting the whole matter that I made this mistake.I apologize for hurting people's sentiments.As atonement, I seek forgiveness from the people of my state and for this, I will do service work at Sri Gurdwara Sahib.
In fact, Harish Rawat was talking to the media after holding a meeting with these Congress leaders here late in the evening.Shiromani Akali Dal has strongly objected to his statement.Party's Deputy President and Chief Spokesperson Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema has released a video saying that this is not a joke.
Akali Dal objected, demanded to register a case against Rawat
He said that the five beloveds have significance in Sikhism and Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji had given this title to the five beloveds by taking the head.He said Rawat was hurting the sentiments of Sikhs with such things to please their leaders.Cheema demanded that Rawat take back his alphas immediately.He has also demanded the Punjab government to register a case against Harish Rawat for hurting sentiments.
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