He clarified his stand and said – “I believe loudspeakers are not a necessity in temples, masjids or gurdwaras”. many person accused him of being intolerant towards Islam when he complained about the use of loudspeakers during prayer and called it “gundagardi” on tweeter.
On Monday, morning was not good for the Sonu Nigam. The singer sparked a controversy with his tweets after he went on a rant about being woken up by the azaan, called it as ‘forced religiousness’ .He invited the media today at his house to clear his stand over the issue. The singer also invited celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim to cut his hair, To protest a fatwa issued against him, He gave a shock to everyone by shaving his head today. A Muslim cleric from West Bengal had offered Rs. 10 lakh to anyone who shaved Sonu Nigam’s head. He said that he didn’t expect that it became the big discussion topic. “I have considered Mohammed Rafi as my guru. My driver is a Muslim. I am not anti-Muslim, I consider myself secular.”
He added next,”It’s not an agitation, not a challenge that I am throwing someone’s way. I am shaving my head just to show that the person cutting my hair is a Muslim. It’s all about interpreting things the right way. I exhort the media to present it like that and not in a confrontational way.”
Well,The singer accepted the cleric’s challenge and he shaved his head as he promised.
Check out his early morning tweets –