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Disgusting To See What UP Police Is Doing: Vishal Bhardwaj On Nationwide Protests

Filmmaker-music Composer Vishal Bhardwaj Said He Was Disgusted With Reports Of Vandalism By The Uttar Pradesh Police During Violent Protests Against The Amended Citizenship Act Last Week.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 25 Dec 2019, 02:40:03 PM
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Disgusting To See What UP Police Is Doing: Vishal Bhardwaj (Photo Credit: Instagram)

New Delhi:

Filmmaker-music composer Vishal Bhardwaj said he was "disgusted" with reports of vandalism by the Uttar Pradesh Police during violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act last week.

The director also asked whether a "judicial inquiry" will be ordered after reports of police allegedly indulging in vandalism emerged.

"Disgusting to see on NDTV what UP police is doing. Breaking CC TVs and Ransacking. Damaging public property. Now what? Will there be a judicial inquiry?" Bhardwaj wrote on Twitter Tuesday night.


Muzaffarnagar witnessed violence last Friday during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed countrywide National Register of Citizens, along with 12 other districts in the state. The police also allegedly vandalised public property and damaged CCTVs, according to a report. 

Bhardwaj earlier extended support towards the Jmai Millia Islamia students during the December 16 crackdown by the Delhi police over their protests against Citenship Amendement Act. "My heart pains for the students of Jamia. Don’t Be Silent, Don’t Be Violent" said the filmmaker

With this Vishal has joined the voices of other filmmakers liek Anurag kashyap, Anubhav Sinha in raising a voice aginst the government over the police handling of nationwide protests. 

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First Published : 25 Dec 2019, 02:40:03 PM