JNU Violence: Raveena Tandon Has A Piece Of Advice For Students Of JNU
Imran Asif Fazal |Jan 14, 2020, 3:59
The actress wants students to focus on their education if they want to see the country growing towards development.
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Controversy surrounding Jawaharlal Nehru University is not stopping. With political turn to the incident, several celebrities have condemned the incident. Raveena Tandon have also jumped into the controversy with a piece of advice to students. Recently, Deepika Padukone had faced a backlash after she visited JNU to show her solidarity to students. Her film Chhapaak was boycotted by several right wing political outfits in India.
Actress Raveena Tandon will be soon making a come back with the action film KGF Chapter 2. Anurag Kashyap, Swara Bhasker, Taapsee Pannu, Anil Kapoor were some of the celebrities who voiced their opinion on JNU violence. The incident which took place on 5 January inside JNU campus, around 40 masked men vandalized the property and assaulted students. JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh was injured during the attack.
Raveena Tandon shared her opinion and advised students that they should focus on studies rather than whacking each other. She also suggested that students should stop blaming each other. She also said that by focusing on studies they can help our country to grow. It should be noted that JNU is run by government and taxpayer's money is used for running the organization. However, right and left wing political outfits are indirectly involved in students politics. It has often happened that due to conflicting ideologies, students get involved into protests which at times leads to violence.
In an unrelated development, Union Minister Smriti Irani had slammed Deepika Padukone for standing beside students of JNU. She remarked that Deepika Padukone is directly affiliated to Congress party. This was clear when she had openly backed Rahul Gandhi for Prime Minister in 2011. Smriti Irani is a former television actress and gained popularity with television soap Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
However, talking about Chhapaak, experts opined that Padukone's visit to JNU was a failed publicity stunt which harmed not only harmed her reputation but also affected its box office collections.