Students of Jamia Milia university in Delhi involved in protest against the Citizenship Amendment act passed by central government. The trouble started Sunday evening after a protest march by the Jamia students ended in a pitched battle with the police, vandalism and torching of vehicles. The police, which used batons and teargas to contain the violence, later barged into the university and detained around 100 students. All the detained students were released around 3:30 am.
Now it has been reported that Students across Tamil Nadu including at IIT, Madras in Chennai held protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, as well as the police action against their counterparts in Jamia Milia University in Delhi. Celebrities across India are raising their voice against the attack on students. But actor Akshay Kumar who is one of the leading actors in Bollywood has “Liked” a post of students getting attacked in Twitter.
This Twitter activity of the 2.0 actor created huge furore as many people thought that he is supporting the activity of central government. A screenshot of the actor “Liking” the post is going viral in social media platforms with angry reactions.
Akshay Kumar Liked a tweet which was cheering brutality on Jamia Students and the caption was— Nенr_wно™ (@Nehr_who) December 16, 2019
"Jamia ko Mil rahi hai azadi"
The bigotry and Evilness of Canadian Kumar is out in Open.
Lets pledge to boycott his movie from now onwards. #BoycottCanadianKumar
For people requesting Bollywood stars for raising their voice against police brutality on Jamia students. Here is our Hero @akshaykumar who "likes" a tweet mocking brutal attack on Jamia Milia students. He has now unliked it. #JamiaProtest pic.twitter.com/tgYwOiHDQ6— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) December 16, 2019
In a way of reacting to the uproar, Akshay Kumar immediately came up with a tweet saying “Regarding the ‘like’ on the tweet of Jamia Milia students, it was by mistake. I was scrolling and accidentally it must have been pressed and when I realised I immediately unliked it as In no way do I support such acts.”
Check out his tweet here :
Regarding the ‘like’ on the tweet of Jamia Milia students, it was by mistake. I was scrolling and accidentally it must have been pressed and when I realised I immediately unliked it as In no way do I support such acts.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) December 16, 2019
With this tweet, Akshay Kumar joined the list of celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Sony Razdan, Richa Chadha who raised voice against the act of Government.
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