Deepika Padukone presence at JNU protest takes Bollywood’s praise and BJP’s criticism

Deepika Padukone spotted standing alongside JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at the Sabarmati T-point. Deepika has been in Delhi since Monday to promote her upcoming film.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: January 08, 2020 12:53 IST
Deepika Padukone presence at JNU protest takes Bollywood’s praise and BJP’s criticism

Actress Deepika Padukone on Tuesday joined a protest rally at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the attack that took place on students and teachers inside the campus on Sunday. She had spotted standing alongside JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at the Sabarmati T-point. Deepika has been in Delhi since Monday to promote her upcoming film.
 
Journalist Rana Ayyub praised Deepika Padukone for joining protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University, tweeting, "It takes guts to do this two days before the release of a high stake, important film." Reacting to Ayyub's post, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap tweeted, "Let’s not forget she is also the producer of the films .. stakes are even higher. Mad respect for Deepika."
 
On the other side, BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga has asked people to boycott Deepika Padukone's films after she joined a protest against the attack on the students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). "RT if you will Boycott Movies of @deepikapadukone for her Support to #TukdeTukdeGang and Afzal Gang," Bagga tweeted. Many Bollywood personalities praised her after she attended the protest.




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