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Sikhs should boycott The Accidental Prime Minister: Sirsa

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Saturday objected to the "facetious" portrayal of former Singh in the biopic 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and appealed to the Sikh community to boycott the film.

In a video message, said Singh made the Sikh community and proud during his 10-year tenure as and the movie "spoils" his image.

"The inflicted atrocities on The party committed sins... Maligning Singh's unacceptable. The expresses serious concern over facetious portrayal of the former in the film," Sirsa said.

"made the community and the entire country proud at the global level. We are against any such movie which demeans the Sikh community," he said.

Sirsa, in his "capacity as the of the DSGPC", appealed to community members to boycott the movie.

The film, based on the book by the same name by who served as Manmohan Singh's from 2004 to 2008, was released on Friday.

The movie shows Singh as a victim of the Congress's internal politics ahead of the 2014

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 23:20 IST