On Sunday, in a letter to PM Modi✌, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal pointed towards the "a widespread feeling of hurt😔 and resentment caused by the non-inclusion of the Sikh👳🏼 Regiment in the Republic Day Parade." He appealed to PM Modi✌ that such an exclusion should never be repeated. Badal pointed out that the R-Day🇮🇳 Parade showcased India’s secular culture and multi-religious🙏 identity, and recalled the unparalleled sacrifices made by all communities. Punjab Congress✋ Chief Amarinder Singh, noting France🇫🇷 has banned🚫 the use of turbans in public noted “there could not have been a better occasion to convey the importance of the turban👳🏼" to President Francois Hollande, the chief guest at the parade.
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