A picture from a rally of the Congress party has gone viral on social networks which shows Captain Amrinder Singh sharing the stage with Jagdish Tyler. The picture has created controversy as Jagdish Tytler is widely believed to be involved in the 1984 Sikh genocide according to eyewitness.
However, Captain Amrinder Singh has defended Tytler in several interviews holding him innocent of the crimes.
In the following interview, Captain reveals his support for Jagdish Tytler which is a very poor political move with the upcoming elections around the corner.
In an interview to NDTV, Congress’ candidate from Amritsar, Captain Amarinder Singh, said that HKL Bhagat, Sajjan Kumar, other Congress leaders were involved in 1984 genocide but not Jagdish Tytler.
Captain Amarinder Singh’s justification for defending clean chit to Controversial Congress leader Jagdish Tytler has sparked off a massive row. Sikh groups protested against the Captain’s comments in Delhi. Meanwhile, Amarinder Singh is facing major backlash from his political rivals over his comments.