Mumbai (Maharashtra): Ever since actress Richa Chadha made a comment about the 2020 Galwan clash, in which several Indian Army soldiers died, there has been a massive furore on social media, condemning her act.
On Thursday, Ashoke Pandit registered a police complaint against Richa even said that he views her comment as “anti-national”.
Ashoke said, “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.”
He also appealed to other members of the film fraternity to come out in public and condemn Richa’s comment.
“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.
On Wednesday, Richa had reacted to Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi’s statement that the Indian Army is ready to execute any orders on taking back Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).