The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has written a complaint letter to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar alleging that an Air India pilot was forced to remove his turban at Madrid Airport.

Sirsa said he received this information when Captain Simranjeet Singh Gujral, the pilot, called him. He tweeted: 

He also claimed that such similar incidents had happened in the past at Madrid airport.

He also requested the external affairs ministry to take up the matter at an international level.