• Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Navjot Sidhu shrugs off criticism for hugging Pakistan army chief

Navjot Sidhu

By: Sarwar Alam

India’s cricketer-turned politician Navjot Sidhu on Tuesday (21) hit back at critics attacking him for hugging the army chief of rival Pakistan, saying he just got emotional. A former Test opener, Sidhu crossed over to neighbouring Pakistan after being invited by his cricketer friend Imran Khan to the latter’s swearing-in ceremony as prime minister on Saturday. Pictures of Sidhu hugging Pakistan army chief general Qamar Javed Bajwa and sharing the front row with the head of Pakistan-administered Kashmir Masood Khan were splashed all over Indian media. The images were ceased up by opposition leaders who called Sidhu’s actions shameful and…

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