Amitabh Bachchan hosted show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 has faced backlash on social media on one question from Friday’s Karamveer special episode which didn’t go well with a section of the internet. Bachchan and the makers have landed in trouble as an FIR has been registered against them for hurting Hindu sentiments in Lucknow. Also Read - KBC 12 New Crorepati: Will Tej Bahadur Singh Become 4th Millionaire of The Season?
The question that irked netizens was: On 25 December 1927, Dr. BR Ambedkar and his followers burned copies of which scripture? The answer to the question is Manusmriti and after announcing it, Big B said that in 1927, Dr. BR Ambedkar condemned the ancient Hindu text Manusmriti and also burned copies of it. The explanation given by the legendary actor was not liked by netizens. Also Read - Aditya Narayan-Shweta Agarwal's Wedding Countdown Begins: Father Udit Narayan Invites PM Modi And Amitabh Bachchan
On Friday’s Karamveer episode, Bezwada Wilson, the founder of Safai Karamchari Andolan and actor Anup Soni took the hot seat. Bezwada is been fighting against manual scavenging and rehabilitation of the manual scavengers. They have been active for 34 years. Bezwada was born in 1996 in the Kolar Gold Fields in Karnataka in Southern India. His father began working for the township in 1935 as a manual scavenger. His eldest brother also worked as a manual scavenger in the Indian Railways.