Up to date: September 30, 2020 eight:33:29 pm
Actor and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan has claimed that she had acquired loss of life threats on social media after she posted a photograph posing as Goddess Durga on social media. Jahan, who’s presently capturing in London for a Bengali movie, has sought safety from the Indian Excessive Fee there and safety preparations from each the West Bengal authorities in addition to Centre. Nevertheless, Jahan is but to file a police grievance.
On the event of Mahalaya on September 18, which heralds the start of Durga Puja in West Bengal, Jahan had posted on her Instagram and Twitter accounts an image of herself as ‘Mahisasurmardini’ (an incarnation of Goddess Durga) wherein she is seen holding a trident.
In a letter to the Indian Excessive Commissioner within the UK, Jahan knowledgeable that she could be staying in London for the movie shoot until October 16 and required quick police safety because the “menace may be very critical and it’s affecting my psychological well being”.
“I want to inform you that I reached London two days again on my skilled objective and after reaching right here I’ve acquired a loss of life menace by way of my social media pages from some fundamentalists who belong to India and neighbouring nation,” PTI quoted the letter by Jahan as saying.
“Throughout my keep in London I require a direct police safety because the menace may be very critical and it’s affecting my psychological well being. I’d request you to kindly organize to supply me a vital safety in
London,” she mentioned.
Some folks objected to her posing as a Hindu goddess regardless of being a Muslim lady. A remark within the publish learn, “You gained’t be capable of save your self, your god of earth gained’t be capable of prevent…After your loss of life you’ll realise your folly. There gained’t be any excuses for you.”
Jahan additionally connected display screen pictures of two trolls in her mail to the Indian Excessive Commissioner. “Your time of loss of life has come. You’re afraid of Allah however can not cowl your physique. Disgrace on you,” one publish learn.
Jahan was just lately within the information after she alerted Kolkata Police of a relationship app utilizing her footage with out her consent to advertise the appliance. The cyber cell of Kolkata Police has initiated a probe.
Nevertheless, this isn’t the primary time Jahan has been threatened. Earlier, she was trolled by some Muslim fundamentalists for sporting sindoor and inaugurating a rath yatra. She had retorted by saying her religion within the “faith of humanity and secularism” doesn’t stop her from collaborating in festivals of different religions whereas believing in Islam.
A member of Jahan’s crew instructed PTI, “She has all the time stood up for secular and inclusive views and these trolls don’t deter her.”
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