Javed Akhtar has lashed out at Hindu extremists for calling his great-grandfather Nazeeba.
Recently, the issue of auctioning Muslim women on an app called Billy Bai has caused a stir in India. Not only Indian women journalists but also Bollywood’s famous screenwriter and poet Javed Akhtar expressed their reservations against the perpetrators and expressed surprise over the silence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter. Had expressed
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However, Javed Akhtar found it costly to raise his voice for Muslim women. Since tweeting against the Billy Bai app, he has been the target of constant criticism from Hindu extremists on social media, even for his great-grandfather.
Javed Akhtar, while expressing his indignation over this act of extremists, said that from the moment I raised my voice against the online auction of women, some extremists have started abusing my great grandfather who in 1864. The freedom fighters who were martyred in Kala Pani were freedom fighters. What would you say to such idiots?