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Shiv Sena supports Sonu Nigam's Twitter rant against 'azaan'

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Coming out in support of singer Sonu Nigam's Twitter rant against 'azaan', the on Tuesday evaded the topic of 'azaan' in the rant, but asserted that 'noise pollution was slow poisoning which should be stopped.'

"Whoever has tweeted is not important but talking on noise pollution and its effects on people is an important matter to be looked into. With the pollution increasing every day, noise pollution is like slow poisoning which should be looked into and stopped," MP Manisha Kayande told ANI.

Kayande further said that there should be no noise in the city from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. and the should give strict orders on this.

A day before, Sonu Nigam landed himself in controversy after he took to Twitter to term the morning 'azaan' as "forced religiousness."

Following this, the singer was trolled on the social media with few celebs coming in support of him and few opposing his views.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 07:27 IST