Googly remark disrespectful to Sikhs, exposes Pakistan: Sushma

Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi , Dec 2 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj slammed her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi for his “googly” remark, saying it “exposed” him and that Pakistan is “disrespectful to Sikh sentiments”.

Qureshi said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan bowled a googly at India by sending along an invite to the Kartarpur groundbreaking ceremony .

“Mr Foreign Minister of Pakistan – Your googly remarks in a dramatic manner has exposed none but YOU. This shows that you have no respect for Sikh sentiments. You only play googlies,” she tweeted. “Let me explain to you that we were not trapped by your ‘googlies’. Our two Sikh Ministers went to Kartarpur Sahib to offer prayers at the Holy Gurudwara.”

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had called the invite sent to the Indian government as a political masterstroke by Khan. “Imran delivered a googly and India sent two ministers here,” hesaid.

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