Famous for his position as a gangster within the Punjabi movie ‘Jora Das Numberia’ in 2018, the 36-year-old was one of many first celebrities to help farmers once they took to the roads towards the three legal guidelines.
Sidhu, who claims to be a supporter of strengthening the federal construction to offer extra rights to states, has lengthy been brazenly quoting Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.
Last month, the NIA registered a case towards Sikhs for Justice and had additionally issued notices to Sidhu and his brother Mandeep Singh.
Considered near Sikh ideologue Ajmer Singh, Sidhu practised as a lawyer earlier than becoming a member of the present enterprise in 2015.
Sidhu additionally did a Facebook stay whereas hoisting the pennant from the ramparts of the Red Fort. In the video, Sidhu mentioned in Punjabi, “We have only hoisted the Nishan Sahib flag on the Red Fort while exercising our democratic right to protest.”
Deep Sidhu belong to Muktsar in Punjab and had held a protracted protest on the Shambhu border between Punjab and Haryana, the place accusations of Khalistani parts operating the protests had been made.
During the Lok Sabha elections in May 2019, Deep Sidhu was within the information for being near Bollywood actor-politician Sunny Deol, who contested from Gurdaspur as a BJP candidate. However, Deol distanced himself from Sidhu in a tweet, saying he or his household had no relationship with him.
आज लाल क़िले पर जो हुआ उसे देख कर मन बहुत दुखी हुआ है, मैं पहले भी, 6 December को ,Twitter के माध्यम से यह साफ कर… https://t.co/X4YBSUmpkL
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) 1611679589000
Leaders throughout the political spectrum condemned the violence and the Red Fort incident, with the Congress’ Shashi Tharoor saying he supported the farmers’ protests from the beginning however can’t condone “lawlessness”.
Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav, who’s among the many leaders spearheading the agitation towards the farm legal guidelines, mentioned Sidhu had been disassociated “from our protest right from the beginning”.