Actor Deep Sidhu Accepts Hoisting ‘Nishan Sahib’ Flag At Red Fort
New Delhi: Amid a massive outrage over protesters breaching the Red Fort and hoisting religious flag during the tractor rally on Republic Day, Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu has reportedly confirmed his presence during the incident.
The actor sought to defend his action and said that he and his supporters didn’t remove the national flag. According to him, he had put the ‘Nishan Sahib’ as a symbolic protest at the Red Fort.
The ‘Nishan Sahib’ flag is a symbol of Sikh religion and is witnessed at all Gurdwara complexes.
Sidhu said it was not a planned move and that they should not be given any communal colour or dubbed as fundamentalists or hardliners. “To symbolically register our protest against the new farm legislation, we put up ‘Nishan Sahib’ and a farmer flag and also raised the slogan of Kisan Mazdoor Ekta,” Sidhu said in a video posted on Facebook on Tuesday evening.