Film director Anurag Kashyap on Friday asserted that the concept of India comes from its individuals and never borders whereas expressing his solidarity with the scholars of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) within the nationwide capital who’re protesting towards the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Praising the individuals he mentioned, “Your strength and love has spread to the entire country. Every city is coming up with several Shaheen Baghs.”
Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Kashyap alleged that the federal government by no means acts on its phrases. He mentioned if the individuals have misunderstandings then the federal government ought to come and clarify to the individuals.
Speaking on the PM, the movie director mentioned that the PM would not hearken to the individuals exterior however he must come out to hearken to the protests of the individuals. He additional accused the PM of being afraid to speak, including that the legislation which is drafted within the Parliament has been made of their properties.
Kashyap additionally accused the federal government of being uneducated, including that the minister make statements on the instigation of the federal government.
Training his weapons at Shah, he mentioned, “The Home Minister is there for our safety but we are most unsafe from him.” He added, “If I don’t respect you, then how can I show respect? Earlier grandmothers used to scare us by saying ‘go to sleep or else Gabbar will come’. Now people take the name of Home Minister to scare us.”
He mentioned, “Earlier I used to disagree with the government. There was a time when I had left the country. There was an attack on Jami in December 2019. These people instigate you. They place their own people amidst you in the crowd and fan violence. They don’t understand the language of love. I don’t trust what they say.”