Indian Footballer Jeakson Singh Wraps Himself With Meiti Flag After SAFF 2023 Triumph; Draws Attention Towards Manipur – WATCH

As India clinched the SAFF Championship 2023 final for the record 9th time in a row, its defensive midfielder Jeakson Singh was spotted donning a multi-color Meiti flag over his jersey while he was receiving winners medal on Tuesday.

Notably, Singh hails from Manipur’s Thoubal district took this opportunity to make a call for peace in his state.

While he was widely criticized for his act over internet, Singh issue a clarification soon after and said that his act was not to hurt anyone’s sentiments.

By celebrating in the flag, I did not want to hurt the sentiments of anyone. I intended to bring notice to the issues that my home state, Manipur, is facing currently,” Jeakson Singh tweeted.

About Manipur:

The northeastern state is grappling with ethnic clashes from last two months and over 100 people have died in violence and arson in the state.

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