Days after 49 celebrities wrote to Top Minister Narendra Modi expressing mission over mob killings, a counter-letter by 61 eminent personalities questions the ‘selective outrage’.
Among the signatories on basically the latest letter are actor Kangana Ranaut, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, classical dancer and MP Sonal Mansingh, instrumentalist Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar and Vivek Agnihotri, stories ANI
The launch letter questions the ‘selective outrage and misleading narratives’. It asks why operate the celebrities remain restful when tribals and marginalized are focused by Maoists.
The 61 personalities who have written an launch letter against ‘selective outrage and misleading narratives’.pic.twitter.com/Fdeac3KCri
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On Wednesday, expressing mission over cases of mob violence within the nation, 49 intellectuals, artists and mavens had writtenan launch letter to PM Modiasking him to institute exemplary punishment for the perpetrators of such crimes. “The lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities can also merely peaceable be stopped straight away,” the letter mentioned.
Signatories to the letter integrated filmmakers Adoor Gopalkrishnan, Aparna Sen, Mani Ratnam, Shyam Benegal, Ketan Mehta, Gautam Ghose; actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Revathy Asha; author Amit Chaudhuri; historians and academics, Ashis Nandy, Sumit Sarkar, Tanika Sarkar, Partha Chatterjee, Ramchandra Guha; and singer Shubha Mudgal.
Jul 26, 2019 10: 49 IST