Sidhu Moose Wala Controversies: From firing in his songs to supporting Khalistan, Sidhu Moosewala has always been surrounded by controversies

Popular Punjabi singer and rapper Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead on Sunday in a village near Jawaharke village in Mansa. His security cover was withdrawn a day earlier by the Punjab government. Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu i.e. Sidhu Musewala had joined Congress in December last year and contested the Punjab Assembly elections from Mansa but lost by 63 thousand votes. Musewala was a resident of Musa village in Mansa district and his mother is the village sarpanch and father is an ex-army officer. The name of Sidhu Moosewala, who attracts the youth towards his music with his style, has been constantly associated with controversies.

Was accused of promoting drugs and violence

Let us tell you, Sidhu Musewala’s 6.9 million followers on social media’s Instagram account were connected with about 10 million youth on his YouTube channel. He was criticized many times for promoting drugs and violence in his songs. The youth were accused of showing the wrong direction.

The troubles came because of firing without any reason.

Sidhu Musewala was booked by the Punjab Police under the Arms Act in 2020 on charges of promoting violence and gun culture in his song ‘Panj Goliyon’ (Five Bullets). Earlier, he was booked in another case after photographs of him firing an AK-47 rifle at a firing range during the Kovid-19 pandemic went viral on social media. He was also a part of the farmers’ protests on the borders of Delhi.

Was accused of hurting Sikh sentiments

Accusing Sidhu Musewala of hurting Sikh sentiments, there was a demand for his arrest. He was accused of allegedly misusing the name of 18th century Sikh warrior Mai Bhago in one of his songs. Sidhu had also apologized to everyone for this.

support for Khalistan

In December 2020, Sidhu Musewala supported Khalistani separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in his song ‘Punjab – My Motherland’. The song also included some clips of a speech given by a Khalistan supporter, Bumper Singh Balbir, in 1980.

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