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Sidhu on being clicked with Khalistani leader: Thousands pictures were taken, I don't know the man

ANI  |  Atari Wagah/Amritsar (Punjab) [India] 

Cabinet on Thursday claimed that he was photographed "thousands of times" during his visit in and asserted that does not know who pro-Khalistani is.

was replying to a question posed to him by scribes soon after he returned to through Wagah Border.

On being asked about his photograph with Pro-Khalistani Gopal Singh Chawla, said, "There was so much love in that every day probably 10,000 pictures were being taken of me alone and with several people there (in Pakistan), I don't know who is."

During his controversial visit, Sidhu landed himself in another soup after Khalistani posted a photograph with the leader on

Chawla posted the snap on his page, where he is seen standing next to Sidhu during the latter's visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking ceremony of the corridor.

Yesterday, Pakistan broadcaster also showed Khalistani meeting Pakistan of Army Staff during the same event.

The foundation stone of the route was laid down by Pakistan on Wednesday. The corridor along the India-Pakistan border is three kilometres away from Gurdaspur in Once opened, it would allow Sikh pilgrims a direct access to the historic Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan, where died in 1539.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 18:20 IST