Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar refused to be drawn into commenting on actor Kangana Ranaut’s provocative feedback suggesting that the India acquired Independence India in 2014 and never 1947, including that such statements are to be made enjoyable of and ignored.
“How can anybody publish this. What does it imply? Ought to we even discover it. Ought to we even take note of it? Who does not know once we acquired Independence. These statements deserve zero significance. Actually it needs to be made enjoyable of. They’re intentionally made to garner publicity. I don’t take note of such individuals. This stuff do not register with me,” mentioned the Chief Minister.
The actor, in a current tv interview, remarked that India acquired its freedom in 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi got here to energy and what it acquired in 1947 was a “bheek” or handout.
Ms Ranaut, the 34-year-old who stands banned on microblogging platform Twitter over her incendiary right-wing commentary, has spawned many an issue prior to now.
A number of political events have mentioned that Ms Ranaut needs to be charged with treason for bringing into disrepute India’s freedom wrestle and its fighters.
“So far as Aazadi in 2014 is anxious I particularly mentioned bodily Aazadi we might have however consciousness and conscience of India was let out in 2014… a lifeless civilisation got here alive and fluttered its wings and now roaring and hovering excessive…,” the actor mentioned in a clarification.
Occasions Now, which aired the interview, distanced itself from the controversy.
“#KanganaRanaut might imagine India acquired Independence in 2014 however this can’t be endorsed by any true Indian. That is an insult to hundreds of thousands of freedom fighters who gave up their lives in order that current generations can reside a lifetime of self-respect & dignity as free residents of a democracy,” the channel mentioned on Twitter on Friday.