What kind of party gets intimidated by movies on social issues: Manish Sisodia takes dig at BJP 

It is very disgraceful to see people 'getting intimidated' by films based on social issues, said Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia reacting on 'Chhapaak' controversy.

Published: 10th January 2020 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th January 2020 02:40 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia (Photo | PTI)

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia (Photo | PTI)


NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia hit out at the BJP for being "easily intimidated by" and "fearing" certain films that invoke a sense of social responsibility among people.

In response to a question on a BJP leader's call to boycott the Deepika Padukone-starrer 'Chhapaak', Sisodia said it is very disgraceful to see people "getting intimidated" by films based on social issues.

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"How can they be scared of a movie which is based on an acid attack victim?" he asked.

"What kind of a political party is (BJP) if it is easily intimidated by and fears certain films that invoke a sense of social responsibilities among people and other important issues such as education," he said.

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