BJP leader K Surendran has criticised the protest by a section of people against Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali’s performance in Kerala. He used his Facebook account to express his opinion on the matter, going on to say that linking this with Pak terrorists’ attack in Punjab is against Indian culture. Ghulam Ali has two concerts scheduled in Kerala on January 15 and 17 at thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode respectively. Swaralaya, a popular cultural collective that promotes music and other art forms, is organsing the concerts. At a time when there is renewed tension in relations with Pakistan following Pathankot terror attack and calls from Shiv Sena to retaliate, there is apprehension that the concert could attract protests and demonstrations. Two of the maestro’s scheduled ...Read More...
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