Social Humour: Mithun's speech after joining BJP has Twitter in splits
Monday, 8 March 2021 Addressing a sea of supporters at the Brigade Parade Ground after joining the saffron party, the National Award-winning actor made several remarks that provided enough fodder for netizens to create memes.
Former Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis lambasted on Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi and said that the Congress and Gandhi family want to create an atmosphere of negativity. He also asked Priyanka Gandhi that if she ever discussed COVID related issues with government in Maharashtra where 38 to 40% of total COVID deaths are in Congress ruled Maharashtra.
BJP and Congress are involved in a fierce war of words over the Covid situation in the country. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi said that the Prime Minister should understand that constructive criticism is good in a democracy and urged him to listen to suggestions being given by opposition leaders. Priyanka said that opposition is giving suggestions as there are certain things that the government has not done and it is their duty to bring it to light. BJP leader Sambit Patra hit back saying that the Gandhis are trying to play politics over the issue. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Former Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, on April 21, said that Nashik oxygen tranker gas leak is 'terrible' and demanded detailed inquiry in the incident. "What happened in Nashik is terrible. It's being said that 11 people have died which is very disturbing. I demand that the other patients be helped and shifted if needed. We demand a detailed inquiry," said Fadnavis.
Ahead of the Assembly polls in West Bengal, Bengali actors Rajshree Rajbanshi and Bonny Sengupta joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on March 10. The actors have been inducted into the party in the presence of West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. Recently, Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty joined BJP on March 7 during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata. West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in eight phases starting from March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29.
TMC MP Saugata Roy took a jibe at yesteryear Bollywood heartthrob Mithun Chakraborty for joining the BJP. Roy said Chakraborty was originally a Naxalite and had changed parties four times. “Mithun Chakraborty is not a star of today. He is a star of yesteryears. He has changed parties four times. He was originally a Naxalite, then went to CPM, then he joined TMC and was made a Rajya Sabha MP. BJP threatened him with ED cases, so he left the Rajya Sabha. He has no credibility, no respect and no influence among the people,” said Roy. Mithun Chakraborty joined the BJP at Brigade Parade Ground on March 7 ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mega rally. He was welcomed into the fold by BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and state president Dilip Ghosh, among others. Watch the full video for more.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public rally at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground on March 07 mocked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her Ravan remark. "A lot has been said about me. Sometimes Ravan, sometimes devil, sometimes goon, Didi, why so angry?," said PM Modi.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 22, the announcement of 67th National Film Awards 2019 was made. The Chairman of Feature Films Jury and Central Panel, N Chandra awarded 'Chhichhore' as the best feature film in Hindi category.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 22, the announcement of 67th National Film Awards 2019 was made. The Chairman of Non-Feature Films Jury, Arun Chaddha declared that 'An Engineered Dream' won the best film in non-feature film category. Chaddha said, "'An Engineered Dream' awarded as the best non-feature film."
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 22, the announcement of 67th National Film Awards 2019 was made. The Chairman of Feature Films Jury and Central Panel, N Chandra awarded actress Kangana Ranaut the best actress for films 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' and 'Panga'. Dhanush and Manoj Bajpayee also shared the award for Best Actor.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 22, the announcement of 67th National Film Awards 2019 was made. The Chairman of Feature Films Jury and Central Panel, N Chandra awarded B Praak the best male playback singer for the song 'Teri Mitti' from Hindi film 'Kesari'.