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NCW Issues Notice To Vivek Oberoi Over His Derogatory Meme On Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Demands Explanation

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Moments after the National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma expressed her disgust at Vivek Oberoi’s atrocious tweet involving a meme on Aishwarya Rai, the body has issued a notice to the actor.
  • Terming his post as ‘offensive’, ‘unethical’ and disrespectful towards women, the NCW asked the ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ star to provide a ‘satisfactory explanation’ over the controversy. 
  • The Commission termed Vivek’s post as ‘insulting’ and ‘misogynist’ for ‘drawing a sly comparison between the poll result and a woman’s personal life.' 

Moments after the National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma expressed her disgust at Vivek Oberoi’s atrocious tweet involving a meme on Aishwarya Rai, the body has issued a notice to the actor. Terming his post as ‘offensive’, ‘unethical’ and disrespectful towards women, the NCW asked the ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ star to provide a ‘satisfactory explanation’ over the controversy. 

READ: "Never Expected Such Tweet From You": Madhur Bhandarkar Slams Vivek Oberoi's Controversial Post On Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Salman Khan, And Abhishek Bachchan

In the notice, signed by Under Secretary Barnali Shome, the Commission termed Vivek’s post as ‘insulting’ and ‘misogynist’ for ‘drawing a sly comparison between the poll result and a woman’s personal life.'  The NCW also asked the actor for a response immediately on receipt of the notice. 

 Here’s the copy:  

READ: ‘This Tweet Is Absolutely Disgusting’: National Commission For Women To Serve Notice To Vivek Oberoi For Sharing Atrocious Meme On Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Earlier, Chairperson Sharma had expressed her anger at the post and called it ‘Disgusting, distasteful’ for ‘degrading’ a woman. She had stated that the commission will be sending a notice to Vivek. 

Moreover, Maharashtra State Women’s Commission is also considering action, as per reports. 

Previously, Sonam Kapoor, Jwala Gutta, Madhur Bhandarkar, among others condemned the tweet. 

Vivek had shared a meme comparing the opinion polls, exit polls, and results with pictures of Aishwarya with Salman Khan, Vivek and Abhishek Bachchan. 

 

 

 

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