Swara Bhasker on Tuesday flew to Patna to celebrate her birthday in an unusual way — supporting Kanhaiya Kumar who is contesting elections from Begusarai. And now on Wednesday night, the actress took to her Twitter account to share her speech from that day.
Watch she said -
"It is a rather unusual way of spending one's birthday. But Kanhaiya is a friend and I think he is fighting an important battle on behalf of us all. If he wins, it will be a victory for Indian democracy," Swara said in a statement.
"I've never been part of a political campaign before so I literally have no idea what to expect. I feel aligned to Kanhaiya's views as a rational and patriotic citizen of the country. Kanhaiya raises issues that concern all Indians -- issues like the threat to the Constitutional values and to the Constitution of India, unemployment, the rise of mob violence, the need for social justice and the need to focus on issues that will better the lives of all Indians. I think as responsible and patriotic Indians we should all feel aligned to this ideology/or thought process," she said.
Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, contesting as the CPI candidate, filed his nomination from Bihar's Begusarai Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday.
While filing his nomination, Kanhaiya held a two-kilometre march on foot, while cycle and two-wheelers waving red flags followed him.