Shashi Tharoor On The Kerala Story Film: Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday (April 30) reacted via Twitter regarding the film ‘The Kerala Story’. He criticized the film while sharing the poster. Shashi Tharoor tweeted, “This could be ‘your’ Kerala story. This is not ‘our’ Kerala story.
It may be *your* Kerala story. It is not *our* Kerala story. pic.twitter.com/Y9PTWrNZuL
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) April 30, 2023
What’s in the movie?
The film will be released in theaters on May 5. Sudipto Sen has written the story of this film and directed it. The film is based on the events behind the disappearance of 32 thousand women in Kerala. It claimed that the missing women were converted, radicalised, and used in terrorist activities in India and around the world.
CM Pinarayi Vijayan strongly criticized
There is an uproar about the film. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday (April 30) hit out at the makers of ‘The Kerala Story’, saying they are trying to portray the state as the epicenter of religious extremism by raising the issue of ‘love jihad’ through the film. are propagating the agenda of Vijayan said that the subject like ‘Love Jihad’ has been rejected by the courts, investigative agencies and even the Union Home Ministry.
He said the ‘trailer’ of the Hindi film prima facie appears to have been ‘deliberately produced’ with the alleged objective of creating communal polarization and spreading hatred against the state.
Vijayan said in a statement that such propaganda films and the alienation of Muslims shown in them should be seen in the context of the Sangh Parivar’s efforts to gain political mileage in Kerala. He also accused the Sangh Parivar of trying to destroy religious harmony in the state by “sowing the poisonous seed of communalism”.
This response given by BJP
Meanwhile, the BJP questioned how claims of a strong religious militancy in Kerala could be interpreted as inciting hatred against the state. BJP state president K Surendran, in a Facebook post against the chief minister’s statement, claimed that former state police chief Loknath Behera, allegedly close to the Left party, had said that there is a strong presence of terrorist forces in Kerala.
The film is not based on any facts or evidence – CM Vijayan
Earlier in the day on Sunday, Vijayan alleged that since the Sangh Parivar’s divisive politics was not working in Kerala as it did elsewhere, he was trying to spread it through a film based on “fake stories”. doing. This film is not based on any facts or evidence.
Vijayan urged the Malayalees to reject such films and be vigilant against attempts to create communal unrest in the society through false propaganda. He also warned of legal action against anti-social activities.
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