India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Friday declared his support to the idea of boycotting Chinese goods.
Twenty Indian soldiers lost their lives earlier this week in clashes with their Chinese counterparts in the Galwan region of the Line of Actual Control. In an interaction with Sportstar on Instagram, Harbhajan said it would be right for Indians to boycott goods owned or manufactured by China.
The 39-year-old also took to his Twitter handle and wrote, "Ban all Chinese products."
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) lauded Harbhajan on becoming the first Indian celebrity to support the idea of boycotting Chinese goods, adding that it's a decision to choose between money or patriotism.
"You stand first celebrity in the Country to respond to the call of @CAITIndia to celebrities to stop endorsing Chinese brands. Kudos to you. Let other celebrities follow you. Nation is keenly watching them. It's a decision to choose money or patriotism," CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said in a tweet.