Bollywood celebrities took to social media to speak out about the communal violence in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law this week. With the death toll rising to 21 and around 200 people being injured, the situation has been tense in localities like Chand Bagh, Bhajanpura, Gokulpuri, Maujpur, Kardampuri and Jaffrabad. From singer Sona Mohapatra calling the situation ‘heartbreak’ to Raveena Tandon, Rekha Bharadwaj ‘praying for peace’, here’s what Bollywood celebrities are saying:
Abominable, Loathsome. Repugnant, Vile & Heartbreaking stories I hear & see, #Delhi . #India this isn’t what we ever want to be.
— SONAdevi (@sonamohapatra) 1582689895000
#prayers for peace and harmony . #delhi . Please stay safe all.
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) 1582653747000
No protester wants riots. No rioter wants protests.
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) 1582556750000
In a lengthy post, singer Rekha Bharadwaj wrote, “There is a conflict , confusion inside me coz i am continuously praying for peace, for giving wisdom n peace n kindness in hearts of miscreants, praying for divine intervention and a miracle.. at the same time reading news of only pain violence sufferings is disheartening!”
There is a conflict , confusion inside me coz i am continuously praying for peace, for giving wisdom n peace n kin… https://t.co/X2d5TYGyez
— rekha bhardwaj (@rekha_bhardwaj) 1582685494000
Stop burning my country!
— Shruti Seth (@SethShruti) 1582616184000