Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker, Shabana Azmi, Reema Kagti, Rajkummar Rao, Manoj Bajpayee and Nimrat Kaur, among others have condemned the attack on students and teachers by a mob at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
A large number of Bollywood personalities like Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker, Shabana Azmi, Reema Kagti, Rajkummar Rao, Manoj Bajpayee and Nimrat Kaur, among others have condemned the attack on students and teachers by a mob at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi.
On Sunday, masked individuals beat the students and teachers inside the JNU college campus with wooden and metal rods, 20 students were injured in this attacked and was admitted to AIIMS. Student Union President Aishe Ghosh was reportedly hit over the eye with an iron rod.
There have been widespread protests across the country against the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act). In Mumbai too people came out together to protest against the violence on the student in JNUcolleges. Take a look at the latest photos from the Gateway of India (Pictures/Bipin Kokate)
Taapsee Pannu took to Twitter to condemn the violence in JNU and wrote:
Ranvir Shorey, too, tweeted, “Students being used by political parties and their agendas are something this nation needs to address immediately. It’s heartbreaking to see kids being brutalized by power-hungry politicians. #JNUViolence”
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi expressed her shock at the violence unfurling within the JNU campus. She tweeted in the response to Swara Bhasker’s impassioned appeal to support the JNU students and staff at this trying time
Filmmaker Reema Kagti wrote, “I stand with the students and people of India. Shame on the government of India for their brutality and barbarism. #JNU #AMU #Jamiya #NoToNRC #NoToCAA”
Rajkummar Rao called for stringent punishment for the aggravators of the violence at JNU. The actor tweeted, “What happened in #JNU is shameful, horrific and heartbreaking. Those who are responsible for these attacks should be punished. #JNUViolence”
Actor Manoj Bajpayee shared a photo of Aishe Ghosh, who was injured in the attack:
Nimrat Kaur took to Twitter to write, “Disgusted with cancerous India we wake up to every single day. What’s next? Who’s next? Where’s next? We’re yet to heal from all the recent horrific atrocities and new ones just bulldoze their way right in. Sickened to disbelief. #JamiaMilia #UP #JNU #India”
Kriti Sanon tweeted: “It breaks my heart to see what happened at JNU! What’s going on in India is horrifying!! Students & teachers being beaten up and terrorized by masked cowards!! The constant blame game! Stooping so low for political agendas! Violence is never a solution! How have we become so inhuman?”