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Bollywood actor Abhay Deol slams ‘woke’ Indian celebs standing against US racism but remaining silent on systemic problems at home

Bollywood actor Abhay Deol slams ‘woke’ Indian celebs standing against US racism but remaining silent on systemic problems at home

KATHMANDU: Bollywood actor Abhay Deol has slammed ‘woke’ Indian celebrities who’ve remained silent about ‘systemic issues’ in India however are standing towards the racism in America — urging them to comply with American lead however not their actions.

Taking to his Instagram on June 3, he posted photograph of a handwritten textual content that reads: “#migrant lives matter, #minority lives matter, #poor lives matter”.

Along with he photograph, he wrote lengthy caption: “Maybe it’s time for these now? Now that “woke” indian celebrities and the center class stand in solidarity with combating systemic racism in America, maybe they’d see the way it manifests in their very own yard? America has exported violence to the world, they’ve made it a extra harmful place, it was however inevitable that it could come again karmically.”

He provides, “I’m not saying they deserve it, I’m saying have a look at the image in it’s totality. I’m saying assist them by calling out the systemic issues in your individual nation, as a result of they become one and the identical factor. I’m saying comply with their lead however not their actions. Create your individual actions, your individual motion, related to your individual nation. That is what the black lives matter motion is all about! In the bigger image, there isn’t a “us” and “them”.

There shouldn’t be a rustic that’s actual. But a planet in peril. #migrantlivesmatter #minoritylivesmatter #poorlivesmatter

Black Lives Matter (discover out why to not use the hashtag and nonetheless assist the motion).”
Widespread protests are taking the US by storm after the dying of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, who was pinned right down to the bottom by a white police officer in Minneapolis final week.

While many Hollywood celebrities have taken to the streets to be a part of the protests within the US, many from Bollywood have been condemning the dying on their social media. Kareena Kapoor Khan, Disha Patani, Karan Johar, Tiger Shroff, Priyanka Chopra amongst others have condemned the dying utilizing the hashtag Black Lives Matter.

Taking a jab at their actions, Deol urged them deal with the problems of India which have come the fore because of the coronavirus-led lockdown — plights migrant employees, poor and minority.

Link to Abhay Deol’s publish: https://www.instagram.com/p/CA9S7UhJlVC/





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