Anil Kapoor Condemns Violence At JNU, Demands Strict Punishment For Culprits

Imran Asif Fazal |Jan 07, 2020

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur also condemned the incident and demanded thorough probe into violence at JNU

Actor Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur on Monday condemned the violence which took place in Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Both actors were present during the trailer launch of Malang in Mumbai. The film has been directed by Mohit Suri, and jointly produced by Luv Ranjan, Ankur Garg, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Jay Shewakramani. The film also stars Disha Patani and Kunal Khemu. Since past few days tensions are mounting in the National capital due to CAA protests and fee hike in JNU.


Around 40 masked goons had entered JNU campus in New Delhi and assaulted students. Campus and hotel rooms were ransacked by the goons. JNU Students Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh suffered a head injury. Many other students were targeted by the goons. Students have now alleged that the goons were from the left wing parties. They have also alleged Delhi police for promoting violence inside the campus.


During the event, Anil Kapoor was asked about his reaction on JNU incident to which he said, "The entire incident has to be condemned. I did see the news and i felt very sad about the entire incident. I was not able to sleep last night thinking about the violence. I would like to say only one thing that violence will not help to resolve issues. Culprits involved in the incident must be punished."


Aditya Roy Kapur agreed to the views of his co-star and condemned the incident. He said that violence of any kind will not be accepted. The country should be violence free and i believe that that the perpetrators will be punished and put behind bars. Meanwhile, several other celebrities including Swara Bhasker, Anurag Kashyap condemned the incident and blamed left wing ruling party for inciting violence among students. The left wing activists have now blamed students for choreographing the incident to put blame on left wing.


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