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"Arrest Vivek Oberoi," Demands NCP Over The Distasteful Tweet On Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:

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  • NCP leader Nawab Mallik accused Vivek Oberoi of crossing lines and disrespecting a Padmashree award-winning actress. 
  • Vivek Oberoi in tune with the exit polls shared a derogatory meme of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Pulling up Vivek Oberoi over his distasteful tweet on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sharad Pawar's NCP has called for the arrest of the Bollywood actor. 

NCP leader Nawab Mallik accused the 'BJP supporter' of crossing lines and disrespecting a Padmashree award-winning actress. 

He said, "The supporters of the BJP from Bollywood are crossing lines. The way that Vivek Oberoi tweeted about the exit polls, for a woman who has been awarded the Padma Shree, disrespecting her is not okay." 

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"If this is how they keep crossing lines, where are the Women Commission of Maharashtra and the country. If Bollywood actors keep on with this kind of apathy and disrespect there will be public outrage. If he does not apologise, he will have to face the repercussions," he added.  

He further stated that the Women Commission must file a case against the actor, furthermore asked the government to acknowledge this incident.  

He said, "We demand that Women Commission should file a case, the Police department should file a case for the insult of the lady who won Padmashree. It will not be right if this is not investigated. If this keeps going on, actors keep disrespecting then I feel citizens would come ahead to demand justice, we want the government to acknowledge this and file a case and arrest Vivek Oberoi."  

The projections of Exit Polls have not only stimulated conversations among politicians but has also reached Bollywood, however, Oberoi went far ahead with his joke and dug out Aishwarya Rai's alleged former relationships and her husband Abhishek Bachchan in the tweet to fit in the current political discourse. 

Corresponding her alleged relationships into three electoral category- he shared the actress' picture with Salman Khan as 'Opinion poll', her picture with himself as 'Exit Poll' and lastly with her husband and even her minor daughter Aaradhya Bachchan as 'Result' 

His tweet read: Haha creative! No politics here...just life

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