Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Days after a huge controversy broke out over famous singer Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet, a stabbing incident has been reported from Madhya Pradesh.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Ujjain: Days after a huge controversy broke out over famous singer Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet, a stabbing incident has been reported from Madhya Pradesh.

A boy was stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain allegedly after a clash broke out between two groups over support to Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet on Facebook.

According to Zee Media, a boy named Faizan Khan allegedly stabbed one Shivam after heated debate on Sonu Nigam's azaan remark.

Reportedly, the post said that 'now he will only listen to Sonu Nigam songs'.

The stabbing incident took place in Ujjain's Freeganj area.

Reportedly, Faizan came with 7-8 friends and fled from the spot after he stabbed Shivam.

Police officials have registered an attempt to murder case in this regard.

Sonu Nigam's azaan row

Nigam on Wednesday got his head tonsured by a celebrity hairstylist at a press conference here in response to a 'fatwa' by a Muslim cleric who took strong exception to the Bollywood playback singer's tweets .

On Monday, the 43-year-old singer had described as hooliganism the use of loudspeakers for broadcasting sermons and calls to prayers.

"Gundagardi hai bus (it is hooliganism)," he had posted on Twitter on azaan.