Ajay Devgn’s automobile was stopped in Mumbai in the present day for round quarter-hour by a person who was apparently upset with the actor final month backing the Centre after it had responded to American pop star Rihanna’s tweet on the farmers’ protest. “He’s in opposition to Punjab,” the person says in a viral video clip, pointing on the actor, who sits uncomfortably within the entrance passenger seat of his BMW automobile.
The incident passed off this morning outdoors Movie Metropolis, Goregaon, on the outskirts of Mumbai.
The clip exhibits the person heckling Mr Devgn.
“This man is in opposition to Punjab. Punjab has given him meals. How is he capable of digest his meals? How will you be in opposition to Punjab? Try to be ashamed. You may have been carrying turbans in films with a lot satisfaction? Why aren’t you ashamed? Are you going to run me over? Why cannot he come out of the automobile and speak?” says the person.
The actor is seen folding his palms. One other man, who seems to be his safety workers, tries to motive with the protester, who refuses to budge.
A case has been registered over the incident.
Hundreds of farmers, primarily from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting for months in opposition to the Centre’s agriculture legal guidelines close to three Delhi borders. The impasse stays unresolved regardless of a number of rounds of Centre-farmer talks.
Rihanna, who has hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter, had final month triggered a worldwide outpouring of assist for the protesting farmers along with her tweet saying, “Why aren’t we speaking about this”.
The Central authorities, in an unprecedented transfer, had issued an official response to the singer-songwriter’s tweet, saying “a really small part of farmers have reservations concerning the reforms” that these legal guidelines purpose to deliver.
“Earlier than dashing to touch upon such issues, we urge that details be ascertained and correct understanding of points at hand be undertaken. Temptation of sensationalist social media hashtags and feedback, particularly when resorted to by celebrities and others, is neither correct nor accountable,” it added.
Many celebrities – together with Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Sachin Tendulkar, Lata Mangeshkar- had backed the federal government, tweeting with hashtags #IndiaAgainstPropaganda and #IndiaTogether.
“Do not fall for any false propaganda in opposition to India or Indian insurance policies. Its vital to face united at this hour w/o any infighting,” Mr Devgn had tweeted.