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Kaali poster row: Swara Bhasker helps TMC MP Mahua Moitra over her ‘meat-eating’ goddess comment


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Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker on Wednesday (July 6) supported Trinamool Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra’s touch upon Goddess Kaali that created a political storm. Moitra stirred controversy by describing Kaali as a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess. Her remarks got here amid the controversy over a movie’s ‘Kaali’ poster, which showcased the Goddess smoking. The MP stated, “In case you go to Bhutan or Sikkim, for instance, after they do puja, they provide whisky to their god. Now, in the event you go to Uttar Pradesh and say that you just give whisky to your god as prasad, they are going to say that’s blasphemous.”

Quickly after her remark, Swara took to her and praised the TMC MP. She wrote, “@MahuaMoitra is superior! Extra energy to her voice!”

Kaali Poster Controversy

A poster for a documentary directed by filmmaker Leena Manimekalai has drawn flak on social media for hurting spiritual sentiments with the depiction of Goddess Kaali. A large row erupted after the Madurai-born filmmaker based mostly in Toronto, Canada shared a poster of ‘Kaali’ on Twitter on Saturday allegedly depicting the goddess disrespectfully. The poster confirmed the goddess smoking and holding an LGBTQ flag.

A large row erupted after the portrayal of Goddess Kali within the poster with a piece of social media customers demanding the poster be withdrawn. Some even demanded strict motion towards her and the hashtag ‘#ArrestLeenaManimekal’ is trending on Twitter. ALSO READ: Who’s Leena Manimekalai? Why is her movie poster that includes goddess Kaali getting criticised?

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Indian Excessive Fee too urged Canadian authorities to withdraw the disrespectful depiction of Hindu Gods showcased as a part of the ‘Below the Tent’ venture on the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto. “We urge the Canadian authorities and the occasion organizers to withdraw all such provocative materials,” the Indian Excessive Fee in Canada stated in an announcement. “Our Consulate Basic in Toronto has conveyed these considerations to the organizers of the occasion. We’re additionally knowledgeable that a number of Hindu teams have approached authorities in Canada to take motion,” the assertion added.


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