The Sikh community worldwide was outraged after the British Foreign Office secretary Simon Macdonald called Sri Darbar Sahib the ‘golden mosque.’

It was an obvious mistake but for a world foreign secretary to not know the difference between a Gurdwara and a Mosque is rather shocking.

Things quickly heated up on Twitter:

Prof Jagjit Singh referenced the real Golden Mosque in the UK:

And provided clarity:

The Sikh Federation UK also responded to the tweet:

Did the beards really confuse the Foreign secretary:

It’s been over 24 hours and the tweet by Simon Macdonald still hasn’t been corrected.

Another tweet calling the secretary out:

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