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Delhi Sikh gurudwara management body accuses SRK of hurting Sikhs' sentiment, lodged complaint

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Monday lodged a complaint with police accusing and others of "hurting religious sentiments" of the community through a poster of his upcoming movie 'Zero'.

A from Delhi, Sirsa alleged in his complaint lodged at station here that that the has been shown wearing a 'kirpan' (small sword) in a movie's poster.

No immediate reaction was available from the or any of his representatives and others concerned with the movie.

"As per the rehat maryada (a code of conduct and conventions for Sikhism, approved by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee), only an Amritdhari Sikh can wear gatra kirpan," Sirsa said in his complaint.

Sirsa also lodged his protest against Khan and

"In the movie's promo, the film star does not only appear wearing the 'kirpan' but the poster also shows the star in a lighter mood, thereby further showing the sikh's article of faith in a lighter vein. Sikhs cannot tolerate such mischievous acts, either in films or in real life," Sirsa said in a statement.

He demanded police to act on his complaint and get the movie's promo banned.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 22:35 IST