Richa Chadha’s tweet
Ashoke Pandit, president of the Indian Film and Television Directors Association, tweeted after Chadha’s reply to Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s comment on his ‘Galwan se hi’, saying It was said that the Indian Army is ready to get PoK back at the earliest.
He wrote, ‘One of the #urbannaxals and apologists in the film industry #Richa Chadha is making fun of the ultimate sacrifice of our brave soldiers from Galwan. shame on them.’
Ashok Pandit demands FIR against Richa Chadha
He also appealed to the Mumbai Police to register an FIR against Chadha for his insensitive remarks. Tagging Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, he wrote, ‘I appeal to @CPMumbaiPolice @MumbaiPolice to register an FIR against actress #Richa Chadha for mocking and abusing our security forces. She has been guilty of spreading hatred towards nationalist forces.
Richa has been trolled continuously
Meanwhile, the ‘Fukrey’ actress has locked her Twitter handle following the backlash. However, she continues to face flak for mocking the bravehearts who laid down their lives in the 2020 Galwan clash. Many users on social media have described his comments as shameless and intolerable.