Delhi BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Friday slammed Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu for calling Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his “elder brother”, asking him to ship his kids to the border earlier than making such remarks.
The cricketer-turned-politician additionally stated India has been combating towards terrorism sponsored by Pakistan for 70 years and it’s “shameful” on a part of Mr Sidhu to name the prime minister of a “terrorist country” his massive brother.
“Send ur son or daughter to the border & then call a terrorist state head ur big brother! #Disgusting #Spineless (sic),” he tweeted.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) November 20, 2021
Mr Sidhu, who supplied prayers at Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan earlier within the day, was effusive in his reward for Imran Khan.
“Imran Khan is my elder brother. I am greatly honoured. He (Imran Khan) gave us a lot of love,” he stated.
Mr Gambhir, the Lok Sabha MP from East Delhi, additional stated in an announcement, “Does Sidhu remember that Pakistani terrorists killed more than 40 of our civilians and jawans in Kashmir in the last one month?”
Mr Sidhu, a former Team India member, had earlier courted controversy by embracing then Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa throughout a go to to the neighbouring nation in 2018.
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