Swara Bhasker, a Bollywood actress and social media activist, has come under fire from netizens when she tweeted about the Taliban, the organization that has taken over Afghanistan, and ‘Hindutva terror.’ She stated that our moral ideals should not be based on the oppressor’s or oppressed’s identification.
We can’t be okay with Hindutva terror & be all shocked & devastated at Taliban terror.. &
We can’t be chill with #Taliban terror; and then be all indignant about #Hindutva terror!
Our humanitarian & ethical values should not be based on identity of the oppressor or oppressed.
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) August 16, 2021
She claimed in her tweet, “We can’t be good with Hindutva terror while being surprised and grieved by Taliban terror… & We can’t be cool with #Taliban terror while being outraged by #Hindutva terror! Our humanitarian and ethical ideals should not be based on the oppressor’s or oppressed’s identification.”
Her comment outraged and outraged many Twitter users. They claimed it was offensive to their religious beliefs and equated Hindus to terrorists. As netizens swarmed Twitter with the hashtag #ArrestSwaraBhasker on Wednesday, it quickly became trending (August 18).
Swara frequently uses social media to convey her thoughts on current events and global news. Her opinions frequently get her into hot water with Twitter users.
— Atulya Bharat🇮🇳 (@ChannuMirabai) August 18, 2021
She hurted my religious sentiments. pic.twitter.com/0Hm5ByBev0
— Jadoo🛸 (@321Learner) August 18, 2021
On the professional front, she has appeared in films such as Tanu Weds Manu, Nil Battey Sannata, Raanjhanaa, and Veere Di Wedding. She will next be seen in films such as Sheer Qorma and Jahaan Chaar Yaar, among others.