Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale who posted an “offensive” submit in opposition to Nationalist Congress Social gathering President Sharad Pawar has been detained by Thane police, officers stated on Saturday. The event adopted a criticism registered with Kalwa police by NCP chief Swapnil Netke in opposition to Chitale who posted a Marathi verse denigrating Pawar and leading to a political furore.
Chitale shared a poem penned by advocate Nitin Bhave on her Fb wall that kicked off a political row and the actress has been vastly trolled for the foul language used within the verse.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray additionally slammed her, saying such issues have “no place in Marathi tradition, and I strongly condemn it”.
“Variations of view should be fought on an ideological stage…. I’ve disagreements with Sharad Pawar, however such writings show a deranged thoughts and it should be curbed on time,” he stated in a press release.
In his criticism to Thane police, Netke stated that Chitale’s defamatory submit has triggered outrage amongst social gathering leaders, staff and the individuals, and it may result in a legislation and order difficulty.
“Ketaki Chitale has created animosity between political events by such posts, we’ve got demanded sturdy motion in opposition to her and she or he could also be arrested,” he stated.
The Thane police registered a case beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code and have began investigations.
Prime NCP leaders and Ministers together with Majeed Memon, Dr Jitendra Awhad, Chhagan Bhujbal, Dilip Walse-Patil, Rupali Chakankar and others have attacked Chitale, although Pawar took the criticism in his stride with a smile this night.
Chitale has labored in some tv serials, however attained fame via the collection “Tuza Maza Breakup” and is infamous for making controversial statements on social media.