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Sonu Nigam posts video of Azaan, sparks controversy once again

Indian singer Sonu Nigam has sparked a controversy once again by posting a two-minute video, ostensibly from his house, in which Azaan can be heard in low voice. This post seems an attempt to clear the air about perception people had created that he was against Muslim call of prayer after he had wrote a post on his social media account which hurt many and drew criticism from across the world. This time Hindu extremists have started taking Sonu to task for presumably supporting Azaan. Goodmorning India…

Muslim girl questions Sonu Nigam over his Azaan tweet

MUMBAI: Bollywood Singer Sonu Nigam’s tweets have sought the attention of many as it has triggered a controversial debate on the use of loudspeakers at religious places for which he has also come under attack by various sections of the society. Even Bollywood celebrities are divided on the issue and mixed reactions were seen on the social media with few supporting the singer while others opposing his tweets. A Muslim girl named Yasmin Arora Munshi, a woman activist, has raised questions on his tweets. “Why didn’t…

Cleric issues Fatwa against Sonu Nigam, offers Rs 10 lakh for shaving his head

Indian singer Sonu Nigam stirred a controversy after his ‘disrespectful bluntness’ in sharing his views on the Muslims’ prayer call. The singer, who wrote a series of tweets complaining about ‘forced religiousness’  and religious ‘gundagardi’ after being woken up by morning Azaan blaring from loudspeakers, has landed himself in a hot water. A Kolkata-based cleric has announced the reward against Sonu on Tuesday. “If anyone can shave his hair, put a garland of old torn shoes around his neck and tour him around the…