He followed up by saying temples and gurdwaras should not be allowed to use electricity to "wake up people who don't follow the religion" either.

All Izz not Well for Sonu Nigam gets trolled for complaining about Azaan on loudspeakersFIle image: GK Binda via Wikimedia Commons
Social Social Media Monday, April 17, 2017 - 15:06

Singer Sonu Nigam seems to be having a bad Monday. The singer let out his early morning frustrations on Twitter after he said he was awoken by a mosque's Azaan, and called for an end to “forced religiousness”
in India.

Sonu went on to question why electric loudspeakers were used in mosques when “Mohammed did not have electricity when he made Islam.”

Twitter, though, was not happy with his complaints. By early afternoon, dozens had pushed back against the singer and his tweet, which many saw as hypocritical, and an attack on secularism and
religious tolerance.
 

Loudspeaker playing his own songs tweet


Sonu, who does not follow Islam, followed up by saying temples and gurdwaras should not be allowed to use electricity to "wake up people who don't follow the religion" either.

One user pointed out that Nigam doesn’t seem to have a problem when speakers are blaring his own songs.

 

 


 

 

And others pointed out that Azaan goes on for only a few minutes – and that the singer therefore shouldn’t have an issue.
 

Absolutely! Political correctness on religious matters must go. Remove loudspeakers from all religious places. https://t.co/KqRDVHeMHq

— Rahul Pandita (@rahulpandita) April 17, 2017

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