Twitter fumed after Navjot Singh Sidhu attends Imran Khan's oath taking ceremony

Twitter fumed after Navjot Singh Sidhu attends Imran Khan’s oath taking ceremony

Sidhu also shared some "shayari" (poems) in order to praise Imran on the achievement.

Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu hugts Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad
Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu hugts Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The General Elections in Pakistan took place on July 25 and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, led by Imran Khan, the former cricketer, won the same by a fair margin. They brushed aside Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League (PML). A total of 272 seats were up for grabs and Khan’s party garnered the most number of seats amongst the three participants.

However, they couldn’t bag a majority of 137 votes as per the country’s election commission, which was required to form an independent government. Recently, the party claimed that they reached the majority. In the meantime, Imran Khan became the 22nd Prime Minister of the country. Today his oath-taking ceremony took place in Islamabad and the event attended a number of eyeballs.

An outraged bunch of supporters

A number of eminent personalities attended the event, Navjot Singh Sidhu, the former Indian cricketer was one of them. Other cricketers like Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar were also invited, however, they declined the invitation. Sidhu, Imran’s counterpart during his playing days, got his visa approved from the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and reached the country yesterday.

He was received by Faisal Javed Khan, the leader of Imran’s party, welcomed him in the city. Prior to entering the President House, Sidhu talked about maintaining a cordial relationship between the neighbouring countries. After the event, some pictures involving Sidhu came out where he was seen sharing a hug with Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Pakistan Army Chief General.

Sidhu also shared some “shayari” (poems) in order to praise Imran on the achievement. Later, he seated next to Masood Khan, the President of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Nevertheless, the same didn’t go down well with the users on the public platform. They questioned his credibility and bashed him for attending the ceremony.

Here is how Twitter reacted