Saina Nehwal’s father Harveer Singh Nehwal has said that actor Siddharth has made some lewd remarks against Saina (Nehwal) on Twitter. I condemned his statement. He should come out in front and apologize.
Big controversy over the post for badminton star Saina Nehwal
Actor Sidharth, who won accolades for his role in the Bollywood film ‘Rang De Basanti’, has found himself embroiled in a major controversy over a tweet he posted for Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal. While Sidharth was heavily criticize for his ‘derogatory’ tweet, Saina’s father has also hit out at the actor. Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has condemned actor Siddharth’s objectionable remarks on Olympic medalist badminton player Saina Nehwal, saying such remarks show the “uncivilized mindset” of the person.
Saina tweeted after PM Narendra Modi security lapse
Saina tweet, “No nation can claim to be safe when its own Prime Minister’s security is compromised,” Saina tweet after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security lapse during his recent Punjab tour. I strongly condemn the cowardly attack by anarchists on Prime Minister Modi.” In response, Siddharth had tweeted, “Seattle… Champion of the world. Thankfully we have India’s defenders.”
Saina’s father Harveer Singh Nehwal reprimanded the actor for his daughter
At the same time, Saina’s father Harveer Singh Nehwal reprimand the actor for the tweet made for his daughter. Harveer Singh in an interview to Times. Now even said that Saina has won the medal for India on the badminton court. But what was her contribution to the country? He said, “I felt very bad when he use such words for my daughter. What has he done for the country? Saina has won medals, has brought laurels to India.
Wrote a letter to DGP requesting to register a case against Siddhartha
He added, “I have always believed that India is a great society. Saina has the support of journalists and the sports world. Because they know how much a player struggles.” National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma has also written a letter to the DGP of Maharashtra requesting to register a case against Siddhartha. Saina’s father welcomed the NCW call, saying he was happy that the NCW has taken cognizance and the first thing Sidharth should do is apologize. I don’t even know the actor – heard about him for the first time yesterday.”