Rahul Pandita, journalist and author of the movie Shikara: The Untold Story Of Kashmiri Pandits, has lashed out at Kangana Ranaut after she likened herself to Kashmiri Pandits. He wrote that she couldn’t comprehend their ache ‘from the demolition of a wall’ in her workplace.
“I’m sorry, however from the demolition of a wall you can’t perceive the ache of Kashmiri Pandits. You have no idea how it’s when all of your hair turns white in three days; you have no idea how it’s when outdated folks die in exile, crying about their incapacity to see residence one final time,” he wrote on Twitter.
“For God’s sake, cease taking our identify in useless. We refuse to be pawns in your battles of puny egos. Don’t belittle our tragedy. Tomorrow your finger may get damage someplace. What is going to you say? I perceive ache of Kashmiri Pandits? Pleaseeeee!,” he added in one other tweet.
Rahul is the author of Shikara: The Untold Story Of Kashmiri Pandits, directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, which hit the theatres earlier this 12 months. The movie is in regards to the mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits in early 1990, within the wake of violent insurgency.
Kangana mentioned that she may now perceive how Kashmiri Pandits felt after they had been pressured to go away their properties in 1990, after officers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) partially demolished her workplace for alleged structural violations, on Wednesday. She additionally introduced a movie on Kashmir to create consciousness in different Indians.
In a video message addressed to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, Kangana mentioned, “I believe you could have performed me an enormous favour. I knew what Kashmiri Pandits will need to have gone by means of, however at the moment, I’ve skilled it. I vow that I’ll make a movie, not simply on Ayodhya, but in addition on Kashmir. I’ll rouse my fellow countrymen.”
Kangana shared movies of the destruction in her workplace and referred to as it the ‘demise of democracy’. She challenged Uddhav and the ‘Karan Johar gang’ to go forward and ‘break my home, then break my face and physique’. She additionally vowed to reveal them.
In one other tweet, Kangana in contrast her state of affairs to ‘being burned on the stake’. She wrote, “At the moment they’ve demolished my home tomorrow it will likely be yours, governments come and go if you normalise violent suppression of a voice it turns into the norm, at the moment one individual being burned on the stake tomorrow it will likely be jowhar of hundreds,get up now.”
The BMC motion comes days after Kangana criticised the Mumbai Police and likened Mumbai to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
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