Efforts being made to disturb Naseeruddin Shah, says Amartya Sen
Monday, January 7, 2019, 4:56 PM
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen came out in support of actor Naseeruddin Shah, who was criticised over his remarks on mob violence and later on an alleged crackdown on freedom of expression. "We must protest against such attempts to disturb the actor," he said, adding, "Losing the ability to tolerate others is a serious cause for concern."
"Insecure Mentality": Prakash Javadekar On Naseeruddin Shah Remark
Monday, December 24, 2018, 4:06 PM
Referring to actor Naseeruddin Shah's comment on Bulandshahr violence, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "If anyone feels insecure in the most secure country then it reflects their insecure mentality." "Such an accusation is not appropriate," he added. Earlier, Shah had said he fears for his children as a cow's death is more significant than that of a policeman.
Naseeruddin Shah's children need not feel scared: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Sunday, December 23, 2018, 10:55 AM
Reacting to Naseeruddin Shah's remark on Bulandshahr mob violence, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said there's no need for the actor's children to feel scared. "His emotions may have been right...but his words were probably misconstrued," Naqvi added. Shah had said he fears for his children as a cow's death is more significant than that of a policeman.