A Pakistani mannequin’s images at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur set social media abuzz after some on social media identified that the “bareheaded footage” damage the emotions of the Sikh neighborhood. The mannequin, Sauleha, later deleted the images and posted an apology on her Instagram web page.
On Monday, a clothes model – Mannat Clothes – posted footage of Sauleha, shot at Kartarpur Sahib, on their Instagram web page. Shiromani Akali Dal spokesperson Manjinder Singh Sirsa and different customers shared the images pointing that the mannequin was bareheaded.
Such behaviour & act at pious place of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji is completely unacceptable!
Can she dare to do the identical at her non secular place in Pakistan?@ImranKhanPTI@GovtofPakistan shd tk immed motion to cease this pattern of treating Sri Kartarpur Sahib as picnic spot by Pak individuals pic.twitter.com/AwyIkmqgbC
— Manjinder Singh Sirsa (@mssirsa) November 29, 2021
Masking one’s head in a gurdwara is obligatory and thought of as a method of displaying respect for the revered place.
Modelling bareheaded for women’ apparel, within the premises of Gurdwara Sri Darbar Sahib at #KartarpurSahib in Pakistan, by a Lahorite girl, has a number of damage the non secular sentiments of Sikhs. Additional the images had been uploaded on social media.@ImranKhanPTI@MORAisbOfficialpic.twitter.com/i5RX01kWGo
— Ravinder Singh Robin ਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ رویندرسنگھ روبن (@rsrobin1) November 29, 2021
In her apology, Sauleha mentioned that she didn’t intend to harm anybody and the images had been alleged to be a reminiscence of her go to to Kartarpur Sahib.
“Just lately I posted an image on Instagram that was not even part of a shoot or something. I simply went to Kartarpur to study concerning the historical past and know concerning the Sikh neighborhood. It wasnt carried out to harm anybody sentiments or something for that matter. Nonetheless, if I’ve damage anybody or they assume that I dont respect there tradition. I’m Sorry,” she wrote in her Instagram publish.
Each the model and mannequin additionally clarified that the images weren’t a part of a photoshoot.
Following the tweet by Mr Sirsa, Pakistan police have initiated a probe into the incident. The police mentioned that they’re investigating all elements regarding the photoshoot and can take strict authorized motion towards these accountable.
Pakistan’s Info Minister Fawad Chaudhry additionally mentioned that the designer and mannequin should apologise to the Sikh neighborhood.
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) November 29, 2021
“Kartarpur Sahib is a non secular image and never a movie set,” he tweeted.