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Sonu Nigam tweets again, says problem with loudspeaker, not azaan or aarti

Sonu Nigam stood by his controversial remarks about the use of loudspeakers for religious reasons in a new tweet on Tuesday.

music Updated: Apr 18, 2017 14:32 IST
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Sonu Nigam made controversial remarks about the use of loudspeakers for religious reasons.
Sonu Nigam made controversial remarks about the use of loudspeakers for religious reasons.(PTI)

On April 16, singer Sonu Nigam made a statement on Twitter against the use of loudspeakers for ‘azaan’, the call to prayer in mosques. His comments didn’t go down well on the internet, where he was accused of being insensitive towards Muslims. On Tuesday, he posted another tweet saying that he stood by his earlier remarks.

Nigam had previously said:

Sonu then proceeded to retweet accounts and share links of articles that agreed with his statement.

His peers Shaan, Sona Mohapatra and Kailash Kher supported his stance.

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