Panaji: Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Tuesday created a stir after a video of him snatching a cell phone from the fingers of a Goa airport staffer who tried to click on a selfie with the actor went viral.
The scholars’ wing of Congress, Nationwide College students’ Union of India (NSUI), has urged Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to ban Khan from coming into Goa if he doesn’t apologise publicly.
Goa BJP Basic Secretary and former MP Narendra Sawaikar has additionally slammed Khan for his “deplorable” behaviour and has demanded an unconditional apology.
The incident occurred when Khan, who’s in Goa to shoot for an upcoming movie, landed on the Goa Worldwide Airport in Dabolim on Tuesday morning.
Within the video, an Airport Authority of India (AAI) official may very well be seen strolling forward of Khan close to the departure gate and taking images with the actor strolling within the backdrop. After a couple of seconds, the irritated actor may very well be seen snatching his telephone and strolling in direction of an awaiting automotive.
The NSUI has demanded an apology from the actor. “I request your kind authority to look into this matter with utter seriousness and demand an apology from the actor on public platform since it was a disgrace to the fan publicly, failing which such violent actors with a bad track record should not be allowed to visit Goa in the future,” Goa NSUI President Ahraz Mulla stated in a letter to Chief Minister Sawant.
The Goa BJP has additionally condemned the incident. “Being a celebrity, people and your fans will take selfies in public places. Your attitude and behaviour is most deplorable. You have to tender an unconditional public apology @BeingSalmanKhan,” Sawaikar tweeted.
A senior official on the Goa airport additionally confirmed the incident and stated that airport staffers had been cautioned towards taking selfies with VIP friends.