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Sourav Ganguly Steps In After Daughter’s Social Media Post Creates Fuss

Kolkata: BCCI president and former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly’s daughter Sana took the cyber world by storm along with her Instagram publish quoting late writer Khushwant Singh who was extremely crucial of the right-wing Sangh Parivar.

Coming within the backdrop of the raging protest within the nation in opposition to the brand new citizenship legislation CAA, the publish railing in opposition to ‘Fascism’ quickly turned viral, prompting her illustrious father to take to Twitter and plead that she was too younger to ‘know about anything in politics’.

“Please keep Sana out of all this issues .. this post is not true .. she is too young a girl to know about anything in politics”, Ganguly posted as his daughter’s publish was deleted.

However by then, her publish had caught the eye of netizens in a giant method and obtained broadly shared.

Sana, nevertheless, didn’t make any private remark in her Instagram publish, however solely shared an excerpt from Singh’s ebook ‘The End of India’ that was printed in 2003, when the BJP-led NDA authorities of prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in energy on the centre.

The excerpt learn: “Each fascist regime wants communities and teams it may possibly demonise to be able to thrive. It begins with one group or two. However it by no means ends there. A motion constructed on hate can solely maintain itself by regularly creating concern and strife.

“These of us right this moment who really feel safe as a result of we’re not Muslims or Christians live in a idiot’s paradise. The Sangh is already concentrating on the Leftist historians and ‘Westernized’ youth. Tomorrow it should flip its hate on ladies who put on skirts, individuals who eat meat, drink liquor, watch international movies, don’t go on annual pilgrimages to temples, use toothpaste as an alternative of danth manjan, favor allopathic medical doctors to vaids, kiss or shake palms in greeting as an alternative of shouting ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Nobody is protected. We should understand this if we hope to maintain India alive”.

(IANS)

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