Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra unit of Congress occasion have upped the ante over actor Kangana Ranaut’s remarks equating Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) by attacking the actor and the Bharatiya Janata Celebration, which has been defending her.
Sena chief Sanjay Raut mentioned that the political occasion backing Ranaut over the feedback doesn’t have the appropriate to hunt votes in Mumbai. Congress secretary and spokesperson Sachin Sawant alleged that Kangana’s Twitter account is managed by the IT-cell of the BJP and that Devendra Fadnavis and state BJP ought to challenge an unconditional apology over the problem.
In a tweet, Ranaut accused Raut of threatening her. She alleged that Raut had brazenly threatened her to not return to Mumbai if she has no religion in Mumbai Police. Kangana additionally added that Mumbai now appears like Pakistan Occupied Kashmir to her. The tweet mentioned: “Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena chief, has given me an open menace and requested me to not come again to Mumbai, after Aazadi graffitis in Mumbai streets and now open threats, why Mumbai is feeling like Pakistan occupied Kashmir?”
With out naming the actress, the Sena chief mentioned that Ranaut’s statements questioning the power and the intent of Mumbai police is a “systemic marketing campaign” to defame town police.
“The Mumbai police have always saved town in all forms of challenges together with 1992 riots, terrorist strikes, and many others. If some folks not linked to Mumbai are making such statements then this a systemic marketing campaign to defame the Mumbai police. The state dwelling minister and police chief ought to take sturdy motion in any other case the morale of the Mumbai police might be affected.”
Sawant mentioned that Kangana Workforce, the official deal with of the actor, equals to “Kangana + BJP IT Cell”. “For the previous few days, Kangana Ranaut by the IT Cell has been repeatedly defaming the Mumbai police. Now, she has in contrast Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir and insulted Maharashtra. As an alternative of condemning her actions, BJP’s Ram Kadam is supporting her, which is totally shameful,” he mentioned in a press release.
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Raut, in the meantime, avoided naming the BJP and mentioned, “Any political occasion, backing the one calling Mumbai, Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, doesn’t have the appropriate to hunt votes in Mumbai and Maharashtra. Their representatives, who’re elected from Mumbai, have they been voted in by folks from PoK? That occasion ought to make clear this and they need to be ashamed of equating Mumbai to Pakistan. Does this imply that Mumbai police is Pakistan police?”
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The Sena chief not directly mentioned that the actor ought to search psychological assist.
“I cannot title anyone if any individual is saying that I issued a menace, I’d say this that I by no means give empty threats. We don’t do such issues; I’m a Shiv Sainik, and an action-oriented individual… Such psychological circumstances have elevated in Mumbai; they need to be handled by the well being division and the house minister ought to instantly take motion in opposition to folks, irrespective of how large they’re, for defaming the Mumbai police,” Raut informed reporters in Mumbai.