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Bharti Singh's remarks on beard enrage Sikhs; comedian tenders apology

By Jasleen Kaur -- May 16, 2022 1:59 pm -- Updated:May 16, 2022 1:59 pm

Chandigarh, May 16: Comedian Bharti Singh's remarks on beard on a TV show have left people from various communities, especially Sikhs, enraged.

In Punjab's Amritsar, members of various Sikh organisations on Monday staged a demonstration against the alleged adverse comments on beard by comedian Bharti Singh. They raised slogans against the comedian asking her to tender an apology for hurting the Sikh sentiments.

Bharti Singh's remarks on beard enrage Sikhs; comedian tenders apology

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The protesters alleged that Bharti Singh had insulted the Sikhs. She is also being trolled on various social media handles.

Bharti Singh's remarks on beard enrage Sikhs; comedian tenders apology

In the viral video, Bharti Singh can be heard saying,"If you have milk and then put your beard in your mouth you will get a taste like 'sewiyan'."

Punjabi singer Babbu Maan has also reacted to Bharti Singh's 'beard-moustache' remark. The actor-singer said, "A woman has made derogatory comments regarding the Sikhs' beard and mustache. Get answers from me for all shows," he said, demanding a reply from Kapil Sharma and his team.

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The Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has also sought an FIR against Bharti Singh  and demanded action against her. There have also been demands from various sectors for her arrest. The SGPC said the terminology used by Bharti Singh was "objectionable, condemnable, and intolerable".

Meanwhile, Bharti Singh has also issued an apology.

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