on Tuesday prolonged help for suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, saying she was “entitled to her opinions” amid worldwide condemnation over the politician’s controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad. The BJP on Sunday suspended Sharma and expelled its Delhi unit media head Naveen Kumar Jindal because the row over their alleged derogatory remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad escalated with protests from some Muslim nations.
In her Instagram Story, Ranaut additionally condemned demise threats in opposition to Sharma and urged individuals to take the authorized route in the event that they wished her to be held liable for the feedback she made throughout a TV debate practically 10 days in the past.
“Nupur is entitled to her opinions, I see every kind of threats focused at her, when Hindu Gods are insulted which they’re virtually day-after-day we go to court docket, pls try this no have to play dons your self (sic)” wrote the actor.
“This isn’t Afghanistan, we now have a correct functioning authorities which is chosen with a course of known as democracy. Only a reminder for individuals who preserve forgetting,” she added.
Ranaut’s assertion comes hours after Delhi Police supplied safety to Sharma and her household after she alleged that she has been receiving threats and was being harassed over her remarks.
Amid demonstrations by Muslim teams and the sharp response from nations like Kuwait, Qatar and Iran, the BJP issued an announcement asserting that it respects all religions and strongly denounces insults of any non secular persona.
The feedback by Sharma and Jindal, in now-deleted tweets, sparked a Twitter development calling for a boycott of Indian merchandise within the Arab world.
Actor Swara Bhasker on Monday evening shared a tweet by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs of Indonesia condemning the inflammatory remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad, stressing the significance of respecting all non secular beliefs.
“Oh hey @NupurSharmaBJP @navikakumar @TimesNow! Hope you’re celebrating the worldwide disgrace your hate crammed rabble rousing has introduced India!” Bhasker wrote in her put up on the microblogging web site.
After suspension from the occasion in Centre, Sharma unconditionally withdrew her controversial assertion and claimed that her feedback have been a response to “steady insult and disrespect in direction of our Mahadev (Lord Shiva)”.
Actor Richa Chadha questioned if Sharma’s withdrawal of her feedback might be even thought-about as an apology. “Is it even an apology if extracted beneath stress?” requested Chadha.
-with PTI inputs