Tharoor responds to Vivek Agnihotri, Anupam Kher’s tweets


New Delhi [India], Could 10 (ANI): After a confrontation with Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri on Twitter about “The Kashmir Recordsdata” film, Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday stated that he by no means “mocked” or “disparage” the sufferings of Kashmiri Pandits and added that dragging his late spouse Sunanda into this matter was “unwarranted” and “contemptible”.

The row began after Tharoor shared a media report on the microblogging website stating that the movie ‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’ has been banned in Singapore.

“Movie promoted by India’s ruling occasion, KashmirFiles, banned in Singapore,” the Congress MP tweeted.

Reacting to Tharoor’s tweet, Agnihotri stated Singapore is probably the most regressive censor on the earth and requested him to cease making “enjoyable” of the Kashmiri Hindu genocide.

“Pricey fopdoodle, gnashnab @ShashiTharoor, FYI, Singapore is most regressive censor on the earth. It even banned The Final Temptations of Jesus Christ (ask your madam) Even a romantic movie known as TheLeelaHotelFiles can be banned. Pl cease making enjoyable of Kashmiri Hindu Genocide,” the filmmaker tweeted.

Focusing on the Member of Parliament additional, Agnihotri requested to him delete the tweet if his spouse Sunanda Pushkar was a Kashmiri Hindu.

“Hey @ShashiTharoor, Is that this true that Late Sunanda Pushkar was a Kashmiri Hindu? Is the enclosed SS true? If sure, then in Hindu custom, to respect the lifeless, you need to delete your tweet and apologise to her soul,” ‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’ director tweeted.

Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who performed an important function in ‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’, additionally joined Agnihotri to assault Tharoor, saying that he ought to present some sensitivity in direction of Kashmiri Pandits for Sunanda’s sake who was a Kashmiri herself.

“Pricey @ShashiTharoor! Your callousness in direction of KashmiriHindus genocide is tragic. If nothing else not less than for Sunanda’s sake who was a Kashmiri herself you must present some sensitivity in direction of KashmiriPanditsnot really feel victorious a couple of nation banning TheKashmirFiles!” Anupam Kher tweeted.

After her late spouse, Sunanda was “dragged” into the controversy, Tharoor stated he has by no means seen the film and has not made any touch upon its contents. He identified that he has repeatedly drawn consideration to the plight of Kashmiri pandits over time.

“I tweeted a factual information merchandise this morning, with no touch upon its contents or on the movie “The Kashmir Recordsdata”, which I’ve not seen. At no level did I “mock” or disparage the sufferings of Kashmiri Pandits, of whose plight I’m intimately conscious, and to which I’ve repeatedly drawn consideration over time,” the Congress MP stated in an announcement on Twitter.

“Dragging my late spouse Sunanda into this matter was unwarranted and contemptible. Nobody is extra conscious of her views than I’m. I’ve accompanied her to the destroyed ruins of her ancestral dwelling in Bomai, close to Sopore, and joined her in conversations together with her Kashmiri neighbours and buddies, each Muslim and Hindu. One factor I do know, not like these trying to use her when she will not be round to talk for herself: She believed in reconciliation, not hate.”Pushkar was discovered lifeless in a set of a luxurious resort in New Delhi on the night time of January 17, 2014.

‘The Kashmir Recordsdata,’ on the lifetime of Kashmiri pandits throughout the 1990 Kashmir insurgency, relies on first-generation video interviews of victims of the Kashmiri bloodbath, making an account of their ache, struggling, wrestle and trauma. (ANI)


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