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Ketki Chitale’s ‘Hell is Waiting’ FB post landed Pawar in jail. But who is this Marathi actor?

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Ketki Chitale’s ‘Hell is Waiting’ FB post landed Pawar in jail. But who is this Marathi actor?

Marathi actor Ketki Chitale was on Sunday sent to police custody till May 18 after he was arrested for sharing a derogatory post on Facebook about Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar. The poem he posted allegedly made personal attacks on Pawar’s health issues and his behaviour.

While Chitale (29), a film and TV actress, was arrested by Thane police over a post purportedly shared on her Facebook page, a 23-year-old student identified as Nikhil Bhamre was reportedly arrested in Nashik district. it was done. Made objectionable remarks against Pawar on Twitter.

The post shared by Chitale, which was in verse form, was written by someone else. It only mentions Pawar’s surname and 80 years of age. The NCP supremo is 81 years old.

The post includes phrases like “hell awaits” and “you hate Brahmins”, purportedly referring to Pawar whose party shares power in Maharashtra with the Shiv Sena and Congress. Speaking to reporters in Nanded, Pawar said that he did not know who Chitale was and he had no idea about what he posted about him on social media. “Based on a complaint by Swapnil Netke, a case was registered against Chitale at Thane’s Kalwa police station on Saturday,” a police officer said.

Subsequently, Chitale was arrested by the Thane Police’s crime branch from Navi Mumbai. NCP’s women’s wing activists threw black ink and eggs at her outside the Kalamboli police station in Navi Mumbai as she was being taken away. Sections 500 (defamation), 501 (printing or engraving known to be defamatory) of the Indian Penal Code, 505 (2) (making any statement, rumor or report promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes) , publishing or transmitting) was registered. ), 153A (spreading disharmony among people). In Pune too, a case was registered against him based on a complaint filed by an NCP worker for similar offences. In Dhule in northern Maharashtra, a case was registered against Chitale and Nitin Bhave, the alleged author of the post shared by him, on a complaint by an NCP leader.

In his tweet, Bhamre had said that the time has come to make “Nathuram Godse of Baramati for Gandhi of Baramati”. However, he did not mention the name of any leader or political party in the tweet. Baramati, a city in the state’s Pune district, is the home territory of Sharad Pawar, while Godse was the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi.

A police officer said, “After checking the tweet, Maharashtra Cyber ​​had informed the Nashik Rural Police for further action.” Bhamre has been charged under sections 153 (a) (promoting enmity between different groups), 500 (defamation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). ), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (criminal intimidation), he said.

Earlier, NCP leader Anand Paranjpe had lodged a complaint against Bhamre at Naupada police station in Thane city, following which a case was registered against him. Maharashtra ministers and NCP leaders Jitendra Awhad and Chhagan Bhujbal called for strict action against Chitale.

Sections 500 (defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter considered to be defamatory) of the Indian Penal Code on Chitale, 505 (2) (making any statement, rumor or report promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes, Publishing or transmitting) a case was registered. ) and 153A (spreading disharmony among people).

“In Maharashtra, our youth will go to at least 100-200 police stations to register crimes, he is the father of the family – i.e. NCP. She is everything to us and such disgusting comments are made about her and that too by a woman! Awhad told a news channel. Some NCP leaders also sought to link the BJP and the RSS to such remarks being made against Pawar on social media. NCP spokesperson Clyde Cresto said that the actor had accused the BJP of Maharashtra. Have learned from leaders that the best way to get “cheap and free publicity” is to make derogatory statements against Pawar.

“This criticism is condemnable. They should not indulge in such criticism.”. He said in a statement released on Twitter and Facebook that such writing is “not a trend, but wickedness” and needs to be controlled immediately.

“We have differences with him (Pawar) and he will remain. But it is absolutely wrong to come to such a disgusting level. It needs to be clearly stated that this is not the culture of Maharashtra. There is no tendency to write something like this, it is evil. It needs to be checked in time. Facebook, the NCP chief told reporters that he was not aware of it.

The veteran leader further said that it would not be right for her to comment on the issue until she finds out what the actress has done.

Who is Ketki Chitale

Chitale is a film and television actor who has worked in Star Pravah’s Ambat God, ZEE5’s Tuja Maja Breakup and Sony TV’s Saas Bina Sasural etc. She also claims to be a motivational speaker.

This is not his first controversial statement.

According to her social media posts, Chitale was diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age and is the founder and CEO of Accept Epilepsy, which claims to help people with epilepsy.

Chitale is an active user of Facebook and Instagram.

(with PTI inputs)

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