Mumbai, September 6
Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut on Sunday stated he would take into account tendering an apology provided that actress Kangana Ranaut does so for her “insulting” remarks in opposition to Mumbai and Maharashtra.
In a veiled jibe on the BJP, Raut requested whether or not the actress had the braveness to match Ahmedabad to Pakistan- occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The actress had just lately in contrast Mumbai to PoK in a tweet, evoking ire of leaders of the ruling Sena.
Asked if he would apologise for his comment in opposition to Ranaut whereas reacting to her tweet on a information channel, Raut informed reporters that “anybody who lives and works here and speaks ill of Mumbai, Maharashtra and Marathi people, I would say (to them to) apologise first, then I will consider apologising”.
“If that girl apologises to Mumbai and Maharashtra for calling Mumbai a ‘mini Pakistan, thenI will think about it. Does she have the courage to say the same about Ahmedabad?” he requested.
The bother began when Ranaut had stated that she felt unsafe in Mumbai after the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
BJP chief Ram Kadam had just lately requested the Sena-led state authorities to supply the police safety to Ranaut, since “she wanted to expose the Bollywood drug nexus”.
Responding to Kadam’s tweet, the actress had stated she feared the Mumbai police greater than the “movie mafia”, and would like safety both from Himachal Pradesh or the Centre.
Reacting strongly, Raut had purportedly stated, “We kindly request her not to come to Mumbai. This is nothing but an insult to Mumbai Police”.
Hitting again, Ranaut tweeted: “Why is Mumbai feeling like Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir?”.
She had tagged a September 1 information report on Raut asking her to not return to Mumbai if she was afraid of town police.
Raut had on Friday urged the Maharashtra authorities to take in opposition to individuals defaming town police.
He had additionally requested Ranaut to tour the PoK first to see the state of affairs prevailing there.
The actress, who’s presently in her dwelling state Himachal Pradesh, had additionally tweeted that she can be returning to Mumbai on September 9 and dared anybody to cease her.
Sena MLA Pratap Saranik had hit again with a slap risk and stated she ought to be arrested for sedition. PTI