Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday stated Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone assembly a particular group of scholars on the JNU campus and “ignoring” others within the midst of promotion of her movie Chhapaak, has “not gone down well” with some folks. Supriyo stated the names of some members of the group the actor had met with, have now surfaced as accused (in reference to the violence within the varsity). Addressing reporters, the BJP leader additionally slammed the trolls for making derogatory remarks towards the actor over her visit.

Ahead of the discharge of her movie Chhapaak, Padukone visited the JNU on January 7 to precise solidarity with college students who had been attacked by masked assailants two days earlier. The visit triggered a backlash from many netizens. Addressing a press convention in assist of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district, Supriyo additionally accused Opposition events of spreading “false propaganda” in regards to the new legislation. Responding to a question on Padukone getting trolled on social media, the MoS for Forest and Environment stated, “I am an enormous admirer of Deepika Padukone. Even I have named my youthful daughter as Naina after Padukone’s character in her movie Yeh Jawani hai Deewani.

“Nowadays people write and speak anything even if it is abusive on social media Deepika’s visit to JNU and meeting those, whose names are now being surfaced as accused (in connection with the violence in the university), and not meeting the other groups did not go down well with some people,” he stated. The BJP MP from West Bengal additionally stated that folks didn’t like Padukone assembly solely a particular group within the JNU within the midst of the promotion of her movie.

“…Despite that, if anyone abuses or uses harsh words (against her on the issue), I condemned them. Use of any kind of abusive word at any forum should not be done,” he stated. Reiterating the celebration line on the brand new citizenship legislation, Supriyo stated the laws isn’t aimed toward snatching away citizenship of individuals within the nation. He stated Opposition events just like the TMC, the Congress and the Left are spreading “falsehood” over the CAA for political causes.

Earlier, addressing a pro-CAA rally of the BJP in Durg, Supriyo stated, “An Italian translation of the new citizenship law will be sent to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Chinese one to leaders of the Left parties if they have not understood its provisions properly”. He stated Union Home Minister Amit Shah had clarified all doubts of all events on the CAA in Parliament earlier than it was handed.

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