Sikh asked to remove kirpan before meeting CM Adityanath Yogi. A Sikh, who was visiting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, was asked by the security personnel to remove Kirpan and take off sword. When the Sikh refused to do so, the security force do not allow him to enter. On Friday, Yogi visited GorkhNath temple, where he asked about the well-being of the people worshiping in the temple and later set up Janata Darbar.During janata darbar, a sikh man, Tejpal Singh, who lives in the Dharamsala market went to meet the Chief Minister but the security personnel stopped Tejpal Singh for checking and asked to remove his kirpān. On opposing, they stopped him to enter. Tejpal Singh gave the Kirpan to them. When he was about to enter, the security personnel asked him to take off the turban. But Tejpal Singh refused to do so.Other people present on the occasion took the side of Tejpal Singh, after which Tejpal Singh was allowed to meet the Chief Minister. On meeting Yogi, Tejpal Singh referred the incident and misbehavior of security personnel. After this, the Chief Minister directed his personal secretary to explain the security personnel.Tejpal Singh said that he has been visiting Yogi from the beginning but this had never happened earlier. He said, “After 1984 Sikh Genocide, such an incident has happened probably first time in UP that a Sardar has been asked to take off his turban for checking.This is unfortunate that this has happened in India and having such a behavior in the Gorakhnath temple complex was embarrassing to me.
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