Triggering protests across the nation after the horror of the terrorist attack in Pulwama district of J&K on Thursday, people are now coming forward to support the victims’ families in whatever way they can. In the light of the recent attack, Bharat actor Salman Khan has contributed to the families of the martyrs through the #BharatKeVeer fund, a trust created by the Home Ministry. Through this, the public can contribute voluntarily to support the families of martyrs of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces and without wasting any time, Salman offered help through his own charity fund, Being Human Foundation.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Union Minister of Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, thanked the actor and tweeted, “Thank you @BeingSalmanKhan on offering to contribute for Pulwama Martyrs through BEING HUMAN FOUNDATION. I’ll work out for handing over of the cheques in the account of #BharatKeVeer @BharatKeVeer” (sic).
On the other hand, Gully Boy star Ranveer Singh observed a minutes silence as a remembered the martyrs while attending an award show in Dubai on Saturday where he was to be felicitated. In his speech, while receiving the award, Ranveer said, “Like every other India, my thoughts and prayers are with our brave jawans who lost their lives in the line of service, our real heroes. May I request everyone present here to join me in observing a minute of silence for our martyred jawans. Please rise from your seats. Let us all please observe a minute of silence for our heroes.”
Meanwhile, Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series has pulled down all the songs from their YouTube channel that were sung by Pakistani singers after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), on Saturday, asked all the music companies to stop working with Pakistani artists.
Talking to PTI, Amey Khopkar, Head of Raj Thackeray‘s MNS Chitrapat Sena, said, “We have verbally communicated to Indian music companies like T-Series, Sony Music, Venus, Tips Music etc to not work with Pakistani singers. These companies should stop it immediately or we will take action in our own style.”
Having recently collaborated with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Atif Aslam for two different singles, the music company immediately removed Atif’s recently released song, Baarishein.
“They have removed their songs (from the company’s YouTube channel) post our warning,” Amey claimed.