Indian actor Paresh Rawal proposes using Arundhati Roy as human shield

Published: May 22, 2017
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PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

Veteran Indian actor and Parliament lawmaker Paresh Rawal caused outrage on Monday after saying author and activist Arundhati Roy should be tied to an army jeep and used as a human-shield.

Video of Kashmiri youth tied to Indian forces army jeep goes viral

Rawal was making a reference to a recent video clip that went viral which showed the Indian army using a stone-pelter as a human shield by tying him to the front of an army jeep in held Kashmir.

Rawal received backlash on Twitter..

 

While some agreed with him..

An investigation was conducted regarding the Kashmiri youth tied to the jeep. The court of inquiry convened by Indian army in held Kashmir gave a ‘clean chit’ to the officer who tied the civilian to an army jeep’s bonnet.

Roy is an award-winning writer and known for her anti-India views on Kashmir.

 

 

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  • Ghulam Nabi Mir
    May 22, 2017 - 6:13PM

    In the times of the kings,people like Parrish Rawal were engaged as court jesters to relieve the serious and sometimes tense atmosphere of the court. Today the simple common people have raised their status to cult figures.But it has had no beneficial effect on their IQ. However we should be grateful to him for exposing the real face of Modiji with respect to human rights situation in Jammu@KashmiRecommend

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