Not Just Burqa, Ghungat Should also be banned for the sake of National Security says, Javed Akhtar on Burqa Ban Controversy! Read on to know more.
Javed Akhtar Reportedly made a comment on recent burqa ban controversy; Akhtar faced a backlash at twitter for his statement. Later took to Twitter to clarify it.
The veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar is often known to speak his mind on government affairs. Reportedly, the veteran made a comment on recent burqa ban controversy.
He said that he was not against the law taken to ban burqa if it is accompanied by a similar ban for Ghungat which is largely followed by women in Rajasthan.
As per TOI, Javed Akhtar said, “Covering face may be a problem when it comes to security. If burqa is banned then, ghunghat too should be taken into account. What is the need of burqa or ghunghat?”
Akhtar’s opinion piece brings out a stir in the political circles across all quarters resulting Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamna urged the Namo Government to follow the footsteps of Sri Lanka to ban burqa on the grounds of National Security.
However, Akhtar faced a lot of criticism for his statement, So, On Thursday, he took to Twitter to clarify his statement he wrote,
Some people are trying to distort my statement . I have said that may be in Sri Lanka it is done for security reasons but actually it is required for women empowerment . covering the face should be stopped whether naqab or ghoonghat .
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) May 3, 2019
“Some people are trying to distort my statement. I have said that may be in Sri Lanka it is done for security reasons but actually, it is required for women empowerment. covering the face should be stopped whether naqab or ghoonghat.”.
Moreover, Sri Lanka’s decision to ban burqa came into action after the horrific terror attack on Easter that killed over 250 people. Post the incident, Many Celebrities expressed their grief on social media
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