‘It’s Heart breaking’: Says Jacqueline in an Emotional Note for Sri Lankans

Story Highlights
  • Jacqueline Fernandez stands in solidarity with Sri Lankan citizens.
  • Shares an emotional note on Instagram handle.
  • Sri Lanka has been facing worst ever economic crises.

As Sri Lanka endures the worst economic crisis, Bollywood celebrity Jacqueline Fernandez a Sri Lankan by nationality took to her social media account to show solidarity with her countrymen.

“ As a Sri Lankan, it is heartbreaking to see what my country and countrymen are going through”- read parts of her post.

The message further added, “I have been flooded with a lot of opinions since this began from around the world. I would say, do not be too quick to pass a judgement and vilify any group based on what is shown. The world and my people do not need another judgement, they need empathy and support.”

“I am hoping this situation comes to an end soon and through means which are peaceful and for the benefit of the people. Praying for immense strength to those dealing with this. Peace to all!”- the message concluded.

Sri Lanka has been facing a deadly debacle after the country recorded a shortage of foreign currency and fell short to pay for essential imports such as fuel, leading to power cuts. Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared an emergency after thousands took to the streets demanding his ouster.

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