Anupam Kher slams Richa Chadha’s ‘Galwan sej hi’ tweet, calls it ‘shameful’

PTI Mumbai, 25 November Actors Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon and Ranvir Shorey are the latest cine personalities to criticize Richa Chadha over her comments on the deadly Galwan Valley clash of 2020. Chadha, in his now-deleted tweet, wrote “Galwan says” in response to Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s statement that the Indian […]
 


PTI
Mumbai, 25 November
Actors Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon and Ranvir Shorey are the latest cine personalities to criticize Richa Chadha over her comments on the deadly Galwan Valley clash of 2020.
Chadha, in his now-deleted tweet, wrote “Galwan says” in response to Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s statement that the Indian Army was “following the orders of the government (sic)” to recapture Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. is waiting for”. PoK).
This led to criticism from many on Twitter for “making a mockery of the sacrifice” of the Indian Army.
Kher, 67, shared a screenshot of Chadha’s post on his Twitter account and called it “shameful”.
“Trying to be popular among a few by doing evil to the country is the work of cowards and petty people. And putting the honor of the army at stake… what can be more shameful than this,” wrote the veteran actor.
Menon said people should not forget the sacrifices of soldiers and should respect them.
“Our brave men and women put their lives on the line to keep every citizen of our nation safe and secure! The least we can do is to show, in our hearts, love, respect and gratitude for such valor Watch! #JaiHind! Vande Mataram,” the “Special Ops” actor tweeted.
Ranvir Shorey said that it is wrong to taunt the armed forces just to please some politicians.
“To scoff at the sacrifices our armed forces make for our country just to score brownie points with ousted politicians, or to fit into their ‘intellectual’ cliques, as a civilian is plainly silly and Irresponsible. Always grateful to our jawans,” he said. Told.
On Thursday evening, superstar Akshay Kumar had said that he was pained by Chadha’s statement and said that the contribution of India’s armed forces should not be ignored.
“Sad to see this. We should never be ungrateful to our armed forces. They are what we are today,” the 55-year-old star wrote on Twitter.
Chadha had issued an apology on social media and said that it was not his intention to hurt the sentiments of the Indian Army.
He also spoke about his family’s contribution towards the country’s armed forces, stating that his maternal grandfather was a lieutenant colonel in the Indian Army, he was shot in the leg during the 1962 Indo-China War, and his maternal uncle served as a soldier. Worked as a paratrooper.
India and China have been locked in a border standoff in eastern Ladakh for over 29 months. Bilateral ties came under severe strain in June 2020 following a clash in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh.
Meanwhile, filmmaker Ashok Pandit said that he has filed a complaint against Chadha for making fun of soldiers.
“I filed a police complaint against actress #RichaChadha at #Juhu police station (Mumbai). No one has the right to make fun of our jawans. I hope @MumbaiPolice will take action against her as per the law of the land. @ mieknathshinde @Dev_Fadnavis,” said Pandit.