Harbhajan Singh has apologized for his social media post. (Instagram/Harbhajan)
Harbhajan Singh apologized for his post considering it a mistake. He said that it was a forward message on WhatsApp, which was mistaken for posting on Instagram in a hurry. He said that he does not support anything anti-national and never will.
New Delhi. Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has apologized for the post describing Khalistani as a martyr. He shared a post on Twitter on Sunday itself, in which he apologized for his post. He said that it was a forward message on WhatsApp, which was mistaken for posting on Instagram in a hurry.
Harbhajan is very active on social media but this time he got into a controversy regarding one of his posts. He shared a post on Instagram on Saturday, in which he paid tribute to Khalistani who was killed in the Golden Temple in Amritsar and called him a martyr. Harbhajan also started trending about his post.
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Harbhajan wrote in his apology, ‘I want to make it clear that this was a forward message on WhatsApp, which I posted in haste without checking. It is my fault which I accept. In no way do I agree with the views of that post and the people in the picture in it. I am a Sikh who will fight for India and not against the country.
Harbhajan Singh has apologized for his post. (Twitter)
He further wrote, ‘Apologies for hurting the sentiments of the countrymen. I do not and will never support any anti-national or organization working against my countrymen. I have shed blood and sweat for the country for 20 years and I will never support anything like Anti-India.
This spinner, popularly known as Bhajji, while paying tribute to the Khalistani killed in the Golden Temple on the 37th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, called him a martyr. After this there was a ruckus on social media. He shared a story on his Instagram account on Sunday, which also had a picture of Khalistani Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.