07 Jun 2021: Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh apologizes for glorifying Jarnail Singh
Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has issued a public apology for paying tribute to Khalistani terrorist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. On Sunday, the veteran spinner shared an image on Instagram which glorified Bhindranwale, who was killed inside the Golden Temple during Operation Blue Star in 1984, as a martyr. The veteran spinner has apologized for the same through a post on Twitter. Here are further details.
Note: Will never support anything that is anti-India: Harbhajan
"I am a Sikh who will fight for India and not against India. This is my unconditional apology for hurting the sentiments of my Nation. Infact, any anti-national group against my people I do not support and never will," Harbhajan wrote. "I have given my blood and sweat for this country for 20 years and will never ever support anything that is anti India."
Fact: What was Harbhajan's post about?
Posted on the 37th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, the image shared by Harbhajan begins with the caption 'Salute to the martyrs'. The text in it reads, "Heartfelt tribute to those martyred in Operation inside Shri Harmandir Sahib on June 1- June 6, 1984".
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