Preparations for the upcoming Independence Day are in full swing, in Pakistan, and across the border as well. This has caused a recent controversy to engulf Hip-Hop and Rap Star, Mika Singh!
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Singh spoke to his fans through his Independence day ‘show’ supporting peace between the two nations India and Pakistan. However, his video angered a lot of fans and the pop-star received an immense amount of backlash as his message was taken in the wrong way.
Here’s how Singh’s words created a stir over social media with Twitterati calling him ‘unpatriotic!’
— Dr. Shweta A. (@DrShweta_A) July 24, 2017
— Rudra k (@lord_mahakaal) July 22, 2017
Don’t waste your time on artists please.as artists has no bondries so the bullts comin frm an enemy contry wouldn’t hit thm or their family
— rahul bhattacharya (@rahulbh62964880) July 22, 2017
Jis desh ka khaata hai jin logon k pyaar k wajah se teri hasti hai unke Dushmano k saath tujhe itna pyar?? Gaddar toh Kutte bhi nahi hote
— Gautam Kumar Paul (@gautamkpaul) July 23, 2017
Thx!In fact,comparing MikaSingh with🐶is insult to all🐕as they are Sincere & Faithful! Mika deserves 🇵🇰 nationality! 🇮🇳doesn’t need him4sure
— Raman Chopra रमन (@shiriram15) July 23, 2017
Money money money… sweeter than country…
— Rani Roy (@raniroyrocky) July 23, 2017
Greedy Bollywood has no respect for Indian sentiments. I hope sanity prevails and Indians boycott this event. #ShameonUMika for doing this.
— Kumar Saket (@krsaket) July 22, 2017
The Indian singer did not step down from his stance and tweeted after the backlash he received:
“PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN, LET’S CELEBRATE INDIA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY TOGETHER!”
He then went on to defend himself by raising a question on Atif and Sonu Nigam performing together!
Lo abhi bolo kya bolo ge.. bas ho gayi bolti band… pic.twitter.com/oLbNLzIhH2
— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) July 22, 2017
Mika did not keep down and welcomed fans of all nationalities with open arms!
So agar me show pe mere fans aate hai .. fir chahe Indians ho Bangladesh se ho ya Pakistan se .. they are my fans
— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) July 27, 2017