Bollywood Actor Richa Chadha comes under fire on social media for her reaction on Twitter to the statement of Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi saying the Indian Army is prepared to take Pakistan-occupied Kashmir back. The actor's reaction to the tweet was 'Galwan says hi'.
BJP's Manjinder Singh Sira tweeted saying that insult to our armed forces cannot be justified. "Disgraceful tweet. Should be withdrawn at the earliest. Insulting our armed forces is not justified," Sirsa tweeted.
Chada's reaction came to a tweet saying "We r fully prepared to take back PoK from Pakistan. We r waiting the orders from the govt. We will complete the operation quickly. Before that if Pakistan is violating ceasefire, the answer will be different, even they can not imagine."
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The actor tweeted sharing a post on the statement that 'Galwan says hi'.
Soon after her reaction to the tweet, several people in social media especially BJP came to the forefront slamming the actor's reaction towards the Indian Army.
Following a huge backlash, the actor deleted the tweet and apologised.
"An actor Richa Chadha has made a joke dragging Galwan valley in her tweet. I demand the Chief Minister and Home Minister to take stringent action on this. Such actors, who make anti-national tweets should be banned," said Anand Dubey, Shiv Sena spokesperson, reported ANI.
Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi's statement came in the context of defence minister Rajnath Singh's earlier comment that India's goal is to reclaim the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
According to media reports, Lt General Dwivedi said that the military is always ready to make sure that ceasefire understanding is never broken as it is in the interest of both nations, but if broken at any time, we will give them a befitting reply.