Kangana Ranaut’s sister in trouble over tweet,got her Twitter account suspended
- Twitter suspended the handle of Rangoli Chandel, the sister of actor Kangana Ranaut, over a hatred tweet against muslims.
- Rangoli reportedly posted what is being considered as hate tweets aimed at a community from her twitter handle
Bollywood: Twitter on Thursday suspended Kangana Ranaut’s sister cum manager Rangoli Chandel’s account over a controversial tweet regarding the stone-pelting incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad. Her Twitter account now stands suspended, although a snapshot of her original tweet that kicked off the issue,is still doing the rounds online.
On 15th April, Chandel had tweeted claiming that the family of Tablighi Jamaat member, who died of the coronavirus infection,had attacked police and doctors is condemnable,but didn’t share a detailed report of the incident.
“Make these mullas and secular media stand in a line and shoot them,”she added in the post and said “who cares if they call us Nazi”. The tweet was shared over 2,000 times and liked by 8,000 people.
Many users condemned Chandel for the post and sought police help.
She has given an official statement on her account being sacked,“Twitter is an American platform,absolutely biased and anti-India.You can make fun of Hindu Gods, call the Prime Minister and Home Minister terrorists,but if you say anything about people pelting stones on health workers and Police forces,they suspend your account.I have no desire of empowering any such platforms with my perspective and honest opinions,so I am not reviving my account.I was my sister’s spokesperson,now watch out for her direct interviews,she is a huge star, she has many ways of reaching out. A biased platform can be Easily Avoided.”
Following the tweet, Rangoli Account Being Suspended,filmmaker Reema Kagti wrote to Mumbai Police demanding action.
“@MumbaiPolice.Could you please look into this and take action?Isn’t This Spreading Fake News and inciting hatred & violence against certain people?”
Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli is an acid attack survivor who is known to take up issues on the actress’s behalf on social media.This isn’t the first time, Chandel has triggered a controversy with her tweets. She has regularly taken a dig on Bollywood personalities over a number of varied issues including Hrithik Roshan, Alia Bhatt,Taapsee Pannu, Ananya Pandey and Karan Johar.