A BJP MLA in Maharashtra on Tuesday approached police searching for action in opposition to megastar Amitabh Bachchan and makers of TV present ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 12’ for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. Abhimanyu Pawar, BJP legislator from Ausa in Latur district, in a criticism to Latur SP Nikhil Pingle stated action needs to be taken in opposition to Bachchan and Sony Entertainment Television over a question requested throughout Friday’s Karamveer particular episode.
“There was an attempt to insult Hindus and create discord between Hindus and Buddhists who have been living in harmony,” Pawar tweeted, posting a replica of his two-page letter to the police official.
The episode had social activist Bezwada Wilson and actor Anup Soni within the sizzling seat reverse Bachchan, who requested the next question, value Rs 6.40 lakh: On 25th December 1927, Dr B R Ambedkar and his followers burned copies of which scripture? The choices have been: (A) Vishnu Purana (B) Bhagavad Gita,(C) Rigved and (D) Manusmriti. Bachchan then stated, “In 1927, Ambedkar condemned the ancient Hindu text Manusmriti to ideologically justify caste discrimination and untouchability and burned its copies.”
“All the four options pertained to Hindu religion. It is clear that the motive behind this question was to hurt the sentiments of Hindus,” Pawar stated in his police criticism.
“This question spreads the message that Hindu religious scriptures are meant for burning and triggers enmity between Hindus and followers of Buddhism,” stated Pawar, who was an in depth aide of Devendra Fadnavis whereas he was Maharashtra chief minister. The KBC episode question irritated some netizens who accused the present of operating a “leftist propaganda”, whereas others stated it harm Hindu sentiments.
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri shared a clip from the present on micro-blogging website Twitter, claiming KBC was “hijacked by Commies”. “Innocent kids, learn this is how culture wars are won. Its called coding,” he tweeted.