In it, he is seen urging everyone to wake up and fight. He also blames those at the “top” for the mess he is in.
The video opens with a statement that the content is not meant to hurt anyone’s feelings, but it has angered airhostesses. “How do I fly with women in 60s they call them airhostesses we call them aunties…” goes one of the lines. The rest of the lyrics go like this: “They don’t even let me leave, they don’t gimme NoC, plz tell them it’s not Air Force… I aint at LoC… I work for Air India and call myself a Maharaja… but Maharaja is getting f***** with all the band baaja… Coz everyone knows pilots of my airline have done a good job, it’s few people at the top who’s f***** us up and robbed (sic).”
A ministry official said this was a misuse of the uniform, which is meant to instill “discipline”. “Would he have dared to do this if he worked for a private airline?”
Meanwhile, an AI official asked, “What does he mean he is not being given a NoC? Dozens of pilots have left AI. Who is stopping him?”