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Ayushmann Khurrana to Huma Qureshi: Bollywood celebs come out in support of Jamia students

Delhi Police’s crackdown at Jamia Milia Islamia University make CAB protesters angry, now Bollywood stars also come in support of Jamia students.

Students say the armed police officers forcefully entered the Jamia premises only to assault the students protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019.

Not only protesters acrorss the country, Bollywood celebrities have come out in open to condemn the gruesome act of Delhi Police. Actors like Taapsee Pannu, Riteish Deshmukh and Dia Mirza took to Twitter to share their two cents on the Jamia crackdown. Others like Ajay Devgn said in a public statement that ‘violence is never the answer. “This is a democracy.

The establishment has an opinion, and there are those who do not agree with that opinion. Everyone should have the right to express their opinion. Violence is not the answer. Instead of fighting, things should be settled amicably, so that the aam janta doesn’t suffer”, he added at an event on Monday.

Actress Swara Bhasker said in an interview that she wasn’t sure why innocent students were treated as criminals by the policemen.

Most renowned faces in Bollywood industry have taken showcased their agitation and disgust on social media. But it is the A-listers like Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh and Akshay Kumar that are being targeted for remaining silent on such a grave matter. The fans are especially angry with Akshay Kumar who’s touted to be the most patriotic hero of all times for staying shut in circumstances like these. They even called him ‘spineless’.

Their fans seem disappointed as the #ShameOnBollywood trended on Twitter this morning.

As the Jamia Milia Islamia protests aggravated on Sunday, the university students of the entire nation took to the streets to protest against the BJP-led Central Government. As per reports, the students sat in Jamia Milia College on Sunday to silently protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act when Delhi Police barged in through the gates.

The armed officers attacked with lathi charge and tear gases as the students locked themselves in the library. The viral photos and videos from Jamia University have irked students at other colleges across the country to protest for their fellow students.

Meanwhile, superstar, Akshay Kumar is still on the receiving end of Twitter angst as he ‘accidentally’ liked a tweet that carried a mockery video of Jamia students being beaten up by the police.

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