Arun Govil, the reel-Rama, slams Mamata on “Jai Shri Ram” controversy
After West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee refuses to speak at the event organized to tribute Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose over ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans, veteran actor Arun Govil, who played Lord Ram in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, slammed Banerjee and expressed his displeasure through his Twitter account.
The Ramayan star stated that opposing the chants for the deity was like ‘opposing humanity.’ “Why do some people get irritated on taking Shri Ram’s name. Shri Ram is the ideal for every human being, and his life is an inspiration for all.
Getting irritated or opposing the chanting of Shri Ram’s name is like opposing the entire humanity. Is there anyone in this country who has not heard Shri Ram’s name?" he wrote
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew and BJP leader Chandra Kumar Bose also reacted to Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's angry reaction over Jai Shri Ram slogans during the Victoria Memorial event where PM Modi was also present. Chandra Bose said she didn't have to react adversely to a slogan whether it's 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Shri Ram'.
"Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose stood for unity. He had people of all communities in Azad Hind Fauj. Whether you say 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Sri Ram', I don't find any difference.
CK Bose added, "'Jai Sri Ram' isn't a statement where one should react in an allergic manner."
"I think the CM need not have reacted adversely to a slogan whether it's 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Shri Ram'. This is not the day to do any politics. It is a day to celebrate, it is a day to pay homage to the soldiers and martyrs of Indian National Army,”
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