Maharashtra Congress Threatens To Cease Massive B, Akshay Kumar’s Movie Shoots
The Maharashtra Congress at this time took an aggressive stand in opposition to celebrities who had as soon as been important of the Central authorities over gasoline costs however at the moment are perceived to be mute regardless that the charges have solely shot up larger than ever earlier than. The state social gathering chief has gone to the extent of threatening to cease the screening and capturing of flicks involving stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar of they did not converse up now as they did earlier than.
The BJP, alternatively, has come out in help of those very stars within the wake of the “threat” issued by the ruling social gathering within the state.
“Rising fuel prices has hit common people’s homes. During the Manmohan Singh government people like Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar used to tweet (about fuel prices). Today they are silent,” Nana Patole, the state Congress chief, stated at this time in Bhandara. Do not they’ve the braveness to talk in opposition to “the dictatorial Modi government” he additional requested, earlier than meting out a risk.
The costs of branded or additive-laced petrol, which attracts larger taxes, have crossed the Rs 100-mark in some locations, together with Maharashtra, PTI reported at this time. In Mumbai, petrol now prices Rs 96.32 a litre and diesel Rs 87.32, the report stated.
“In Maharashtra, we will not allow the shooting of films involving Amitabh Bachchan or Akshay Kumar. Either you speak up against the anti-national policies of the Narendra Modi government or we will stop your movies’ shooting,” he stated.
T 753 -Petrol up Rs 7.5 : Pump attendent – ‘Kitne ka daloon ?’ ! Mumbaikar – ‘2-4 rupye ka automobile ke upar spray kar de bhai, jalana hai !!’
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 24, 2012
Coming to the celebrities’ rescue, state BJP chief Sudhir Mungantiwar stated the Congress’s soul was dictatorial whereas it wore the masks of democracy. “Since their office is on Akbar Road, they will walk only Akbar’s path. Amitabh Bachchan isn’t going to be worried about their threats. He had faced similar threats from Gabbar Singh in the movie Sholay,” Mr Mungantiwar stated.
Ram Kadam of the BJP stated the Congress was threatening extremely gifted personalities.
“Is tweeting in favour of India a crime?” Mr Kadam requested in a video that in circulation on social media. “Some people sitting abroad are tarnishing India’s image and the Congress is supporting them.”
The BJP chief was alluding to the “toolkit” case that the Delhi police have filed alleging a world conspiracy to wreck India’s repute by channeling international give attention to the continued farmers’ agitation.
The case was filed after a variety of worldwide celebrities similar to pop singer Rihanna, adult-movie actress Mia Khalifa, and inexperienced activist Greta Thunberg tweeted their help for the farmers.
Shortly after, many Indian celebrities lie Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar had tweeted asking foreigners to not intrude in Indian politics. This, in flip, had sparked allegations of presidency strain on these stalwarts to parrot the federal government line on the problem.