Singer Mika Singh drew the ire of Raj Thackeray-led MNS’s film wing for posting a video online stating that he was ‘looking forward’ to celebrate the Independence Day of India and Pakistan.
Singh is scheduled to perform in Houston in the US on August 12, ahead of the Independence Days of Pakistan and India on August 14 and 15 respectively. In the video, Mika urged his fans in Houston to join him in celebrating the Independence Days of India and ‘Apna Pakistan’.
In the video MIKA says 14th Aug is OUR pakistani Independence day “Hamara Pakistan”
Mika Singh celebrating Pakistan Independence day in USA ?????
“Mika’s comment on Pakistan is a cruel joke in the wake of the ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the LoC, resulting in deaths of innocent civilians and the armed forces personnel,” Khopkar said
Now after so much outrage from people and Raj Thackeray, Mika says he never said he wanted to celebrate Pakistani Independence and says to I’m Indian, Jai Maharashtra and I’m Marathi. This clearly shows affect of Raj Thackeray Open challenge