I’m human, not robot: Sidhu hooks hug bouncers

Cricketer-became-baby-kisser and Punjab Tourism and Culture minister Navjot Singh Sidhu bent each and each bouncer bowled by his critics over his controversial hug with Pakistani Military chief Stylish Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday announcing he’s “human, now not a robotic” and asked whether slow Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayees bus lunge to Lahore in 1999 and PM Narendra Modi’s Pakistan consult with in 2015 were “anti-national” activities in addition going by his detractors.In an bizarre interview with India Currently TV, Sidhu stated that as soon as Stylish Bajwa stated Islamabad is attempting to starting up the corridor from India’s Dera Baba Nanak to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, in Pakistan, to facilitate high-tail of pilgrims on the occasion of 550th Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav, “What murder you request me to murder? Turn my relieve on him? I’m a human.”Praising Stylish Bajwa’s gesture, Sidhu asked, “Has any Military chief walked as a lot as an person and immediate him that his non secular dham would possibly be with out difficulty accessible? Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur is our Mecca. It is miles luxuriate in giving wings to our aspirations. Of us throng to Dera Baba Nanak and return with tears. Stylish Bajwa’s statement supposed the world to me.”The extinct batsman stated, “It is a natural human response that you lengthen a hand to any individual when that person extends it too. If any individual is giving something with out even asking for it, you in actuality feel human. We absorb forgotten to be human since ages.”Capture why the hug? He would possibly even absorb apt shaken palms with the Stylish. “Ten thousand of us hugged me in Pakistan. Does that maintain them anti-national? I felt take care of and affection for each and each 2d person who approached me in Pakistan,” Sidhu quipped.On his dangle Chief Minister Amarinder Singh slamming him for hugging Stylish Bajwa at Pakistan’s new PM Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony because “Indian soldiers are getting martyred” on the LoC day to day, Sidhu stated, “If the CM says something about me, murder I in actuality want to react to that?” including, “Why murder you continually utilize on detrimental connotations? You absorb now not stated what Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Sunil Kumar Jakhar stated about me. He stated, ‘I love what Mr Sidhu has performed. He has given wings of aspirations to thousands and thousands of Punjabis.’ Everybody has a idea on this world; 250 of us stated definite issues. Why murder you continually utilize on detrimental ones?”On a day when Khan defended Sidhu’s consult with and hailed him as an “ambassador of peace”, the Congress chief talked about how the brand new Pakistani chief praised his ‘bravery’ for attending the ceremony.”I went there due to an invite from a first charge friend [Khan] some distance off. He hugged me and stated, ‘You are a plucky man. Now now not many would absorb advance right here.’ Within the kill, it is the have confidence ingredient. Someplace down the line, you want to have confidence of us and want to lumber that one step. All I desire is a mass of definite energy flowing from facet to facet and laying the foundation of peace,” Sidhu stated.WATCH | Uncommon: Sidhu defends Pak military chief hug