'Arrest Jubin Nautiyal' has been trending ever since a Facebook post was shared online which announced the Raataan Lambiyan singer's US concert. Turns out there's no truth it. In fact, the singer is busy shooting for his upcoming project for the month. He shared an update on his verified Twitter account. The singer not only asked fans not to get 'upset on rumours' but also said that he loves his country. The show was cancelled by him long back.
Here's what Jubin Nautiyal said in a message to his fans:
It all started when a viral social media post claimed that he will hold a concert on September 23 in Houston, Texas, organised by Jai Singh, who has links to a banned Khalistani outfit. It was further claimed that Jai is an absconding criminal. This false post saw Jubin's name in the middle of a controversy with netizens demanding his arrest.
Accusations against Jubin Nautiyal's show organiser
Reportedly, Jai Singh, who is the organiser of Jubin Nautiyal's upcoming US concert, has been absconding for the past 30 years and has been listed as ‘wanted criminal’ by the Chandigarh police over video piracy and drug smuggling charges. Jai is a resident of Punjab. He had gone to the US and settled in Fermont city in California 30 years ago. He was associated with the gurudwara in the city and was residing there, as per The Quint. The report further claimed that Jai was a part of the banned Khalistan group in Punjab. He started providing logistical support to Khalistanis hailing from the Fermont gurudwara.
Netizens demand Jubin Nautiyal's arrest
After a post claiming Jubin's Houston concert went viral, netizens started to troll him and the hashtag 'Arrest Jubin Nautiyal' started to trend. Internet users are of the opinion that Jubin's association with the show will bring a bad name to the country. Check out some reactions of social media with the hashtag 'Arrest Jubin Nautiyal'.
Arijit Singh's pics with 'criminal' Jai Singh go viral
Incidentally, Jubin Nautiyal is not the only singer who has landed in a controversy over his alleged association with 'criminal' Jai Singh. In January 2019, Arjit's pic with Jai, in which they shook hands, had gone viral. The playback singer was also supposed to perform at a show in the US, which was organised by Jai's company.