Actress Richa Chadha hit back for “Galvan says hi” tweet
Sharing a post, actress Richa Chadha posted, “Galvan says hi.” Many on Twitter responded by calling her post “embarrassing and insulting”.
Actress Richa Chadha today removed a controversial Twitter post after a huge backlash over a comment that appeared to mock a top military commander’s statement about taking back Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in reference to the 2020 Galvan encounter with Chinese troops.
Richa Chadha was reacting to Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s statement that the Army is “always ready” and will give a “befitting reply” to any orders from the government regarding the recapture of parts of Kashmir illegally occupied by Pakistan.
Sharing the statement, Richa Chadha wrote on Twitter, “Galvan says hi.”
The BJP condemned the actor’s tweet through a video statement.
“India and Indians respect the army and the armed forces. We respect our army chief when he says something. It is unfortunate that someone decides to mock the army by posting something on social media.
Is that right? Do we even understand the valor shown by the soldiers who laid down their lives for their motherland at Galvan? Coming out with such a post is unfortunate and reprehensible,” BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said.
Another BJP leader, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, tweeted: “Insulting tweet. Should be withdrawn as soon as possible. Insulting our armed forces is not justified.”
Many people have criticized the actor on Twitter.
“Richha Chadha writes ‘Galwan Says Hi’ in response to a commanding officer’s statement in POK. Disrespects those who have given their lives for India. Mocks the Indian Army. She proves once again that there is no limit to how low this industry can go. . All they have is a boycott,” said one user.
“Making a mockery of the sacrifice of our soldiers in Galvan Valley. Shameful and insulting,” said another.
Twenty Indian soldiers lost their lives for the nation in the Galwan encounter that erupted in June 2020. More than 40 Chinese soldiers were killed or wounded in that incident, sparking a standoff between the two countries.
Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi made his statement in response to Defense Minister Rajnath Singh’s remarks emphasizing the government’s determination to retake Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
“As far as the Indian Army is concerned, it will implement any order given by the Government of India. Whenever such orders are given, we are ready for it. The Army is always ready to ensure that there is never a ceasefire agreement. It is in the interest of both countries that it breaks down, but whenever it breaks down, we will give them a befitting reply,” Lt Gen Dwivedi said. Said.