Tie up Arundhati Roy instead of stone pelter: Paresh Rawal

Rawal criticised for his tweet

GN Bureau | May 22, 2017


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National award winning actor and parliamentarian Paresh Rawal wants noted author Arundhati Roy to be tied up on an army jeep instead of a stone pelter.
He tweeted: 
 
In the past, Arundhati Roy, the author of God of small things and the ministry of utmost happiness, has been quite critical of the role played by the army in the Valley.
 
It is not immediately clear what prompted Rawal to tweet this. His tweet kicked up a twitter storm, with many criticising him.
 
Rawal was referring to a man who had been tied to an army jeep as a human shield against stone pelters. A video about it had gone viral. The video was reportedly shot in Budgam district where the Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll had been disrupted due to stone pelting.
 
Former chief minister Omar Abdullah had tweeted: “This young man was TIED to the front of an army jeep to make sure no stones were thrown at the jeep? This is just so shocking!”
 
 

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