Kangana Ranaut, Swara Bhasker condemn assault on ex-Navy officer: 'Shocking, shameful and totally condemnable'

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Kangana, Swara condemn assault on ex-Navy officer& 

Coming as stunning information from the state of Maharashtra, a former Naval officer was assaulted for allegedly sharing a cartoon on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar has reportedly accused Shiv Sena employees of assaulting the ex-Navy officer over forwarding the cartoon. A bunch of celebrities together with Kangana Ranaut, Swara Bhasker, and Preity Zinta have condemned the assault on the retired naval officer. 

Taking to Twitter, Kangana retweeted the video wherein the previous Navy officer might be seen getting thrashed by a mob because the Bollywood actress expressed displeasure and anger over the latest incident in Maharashtra. In the wake of the assault, actress Swara referred to as out the Shiv Sena occasion and mentioned that the assault on an aged gentleman by the occasion employees for a joke on the Chief Minister of Maharashtra is ‘stunning, shameful & totally condemnable’. 

Bollywood actress Preity was additionally baffled and shocked too acknowledge the appalling incident. “Goons in Mumbai beat a 62 year old retd Flag of India Indian Navy Veteran black & blue cuz he forwarded a political cartoon on what’s app. Seriously? What happened to freedom of speech? What happened to respecting our veterans? Very upset & sad to hear this.This is NOT OK. #NavyVeteran,”  Preity shared her robust message on the microblogging web site. 

According to information company PTI, 4 folks have been arrested in reference to the tragic incident. An official mentioned that the aforementioned incident passed off round 11.30 AM in Lokhandwala Complex space in suburban, Kandivali. 


Retired Navy officer Madan Sharma had forwarded a cartoon on Thackeray on a WhatsApp group. Some Sena employees went to his home and beat him up. Sharma sustained a watch harm and is being handled at hospital,” he mentioned. The report added {that a} case below IPC part 325 (inflicting grievous harm) and actions resulting in rioting has been filed towards six individuals within the aftermath of the incident.   

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