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Ashoke Pandit Files Complaint, Akshay Kumar Hurt by Richa Chadha’s Galwan Comment

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Ashoke Pandit Files Complaint, Akshay Kumar Hurt by Richa Chadha’s Galwan Comment

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit and actor Akshay Kumar are disenchanted with Richa Chadha’s touch upon 2020 Galwan Clash. Check Their Reaction

Ashoke Pandit Files Complaint, Akshay Kumar Hurt by Richa Chadha’s Galwan Comment

Ever since Bollywood actress Richa Chadha made a remark concerning the 2020 Galwan conflict, during which a number of Indian Army troopers died, there was an enormous furor on social media, condemning her act. While the BJP hit out on the actress and demanded authorized motion in opposition to her, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit echoed related sentiments.

On Thursday, Ashoke Pandit registered a police criticism in opposition to Richa Chadha even mentioned that he views her remark as “anti-national”. Speaking solely to ANI, proper after submitting the criticism at an area police station in Mumbai, the filmmaker mentioned, “I, as a citizen of this country, am very hurt, and with me, there are lakhs and lakhs of people who have felt hurt looking at the social media…with this obnoxious, anti-national statement of actress Richa Chadha. I strongly condemn it, and I thought as a citizen that I should make a police complaint against her. I have appealed to the police that an FIR should be filed against her, and lawful action should be taken against her because nobody can get away by mocking our security forces. She has mocked the families of the security forces who have laid down their lives at Galwan, she is abusing our security forces.”

He added, “So it becomes my utmost duty to file a complaint against her so that action should be taken. And nobody can get away by mocking and making fun of security forces. We respect them, we respect their families.”

Pandit additionally appealed to different members of the movie fraternity to come back out in public and condemn Richa’s remark. “I think this statement of hers, this mockery of hers should not be taken lying down. And I appeal to my film and television industry to condemn this obnoxious, anti-national act of Richa Chadha. So that tomorrow if the people of this country react against the industry there should be no justifications. As far as condemnation is concerned. I’m sure industry bigwigs will react to this and condemn this statement of hers so that this act from the industry is not repeated anymore,” Pandit concluded.

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to name out Richa Chadha

Akshay Kumar shared a screenshot of her remark. Along with the photograph, he connected his assertion that learn, “Hurts to see this. Nothing ever should make us ungrateful towards our armed forces. Woh hain toh aaj hum hain.”

Hurts to see this. Nothing ever ought to make us ungrateful in direction of our armed forces. Woh hain toh aaj hum hain. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/inCm392hIH

— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) November 24, 2022

Richa Chadha issued a public apology on 24 November, after deleting her controversial tweet, that appeared to ridicule a high military commander’s assertion on the 2020 Galwan conflict with Chinese troops. “Even though it can never be my intention in the least, if the 3 words which are being dragged into a controversy have offended or hurt anyone, I apologise and also say that it would sadden me if even unintentionally my words have triggered this feeling in my brothers in the fauj (army) of which my own Nanaji has been an illustrious part,” “As a Lt. Col, he took a bullet in the leg in the Indo-China war, in 1960s. My Mamaji was a paratrooper. It’s in my blood. A whole family is affected when their son is martyred or even injured while saving the nation which is made up of people like us and I personally know how it feels. It is an emotive issue for me,” she additional added in her apology tweet.”

@BediSaveena pic.twitter.com/EYHeS75AjS

— RichaChadha (@RichaChadha) November 24, 2022

It all began on Wednesday, Richa had reacted to Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi’s assertion that the Indian Army is able to execute any orders on taking again Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Lt General Dwivedi’s assertion was made close to the Defence Minister’s earlier tackle during which he reiterated New Delhi’s resolve to take again Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), saying all refugees would get their land and houses again.

Lt General Dwivedi mentioned, “As far as the Indian Army is concerned, it will carry out any order given by the Government of India. Whenever such orders are given, we will always be ready for it.”

Published Date: November 24, 2022 7:00 PM IST