'We Stand By Our Soldiers': Diljit Dosanjh Postpones Unveiling His Wax Statue At Madame Tussauds

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Considering recent events in the country, famous Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh has Indefinitely postponed the inauguration of his Madame Tussauds wax statue in Delhi.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

The rising tension between India and Pakistan following the terrorist attack on Indian Security forces in Pulwama and the subsequent counter-attack of the Indian Air Force on Pakistan based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed is making the headlines lately. Amidst the same, famous Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh has Indefinitely postponed the inauguration of his Madame Tussauds wax statue in Delhi.

The singer turned actor who was all set to unveil his wax statue at Madame Tussauds Delhi, located in the iconic Regal Building at Connaught Place on Thursday, took to Twitter and announced that they have re-scheduled the launch keeping in mind the fight of the Indian soldiers. Extending respect and support to the Indian forces, he wrote, "Our soldiers are fighting hard to protect the Nation. We stand by our Soldiers. Amidst the tensions rising across the Nation, have decided to re-schedule the launch of #MadameTussauds WAX Statue Will Post New Date Soon @MadameTussauds @tussaudsdelhi #BringBackAbhinandan"

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Madame Tussauds Delhi also confirmed the news on its official Twitter handle. It released a statement that read, "Considering recent events in the country, we wish to inform you that we have decided to re-schedule the launch of Diljit Dosanjh's figure at Madame Tussauds Delhi slated for February 28, 2019. We all stand by our nation at this important juncture. We will inform you about the new launch schedule once it is finalized. We regret the inconvenience caused and hope to see you soon."

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The sacrifice of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack did not go unanswered as India struck back at the Pakistani terror bases on Tuesday. The Indian Air Force has avenged the death of the 40 CRPF Jawans, who were bombed to death by Pakistan based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed. It took down their biggest training camp of JeM in Balakot, Pakistan killing a number of terrorists. Several Indian celebrities took to social media to congratulate and pay respect to the Indian Air Force, who accomplished the mission risking their lives to avenge our martyrs.

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On February 26, Foreign Secretary of India issued a statement confirming that the Indian Air Force struck and destroyed Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps across the Line of Control in a pre-dawn operation. As per sources, the strike, carried out by 12 of the IAF's Mirage 2000 fighters, lasted up to 21 minutes and was carried out at three locations.  As per media reports, six bombs were dropped on the terrorist camps and over 350 terrorists were executed.

However, following another recent combat, Pakistan took one Indian defense personnel in its custody. The entire nation is demanding for his safe and immediate return. 



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