Actor Anupam Kher lectures JNU on patriotism; targets Kanhaiya Kumar

| Friday, March 18, 2016 - 20:31
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Anupam Kher

New Delhi: Marking another tally in his jingoistic attempts all across the country, veteran Bollywood actor and odd-day politician Anupam Kher on Friday lectured the Jawaharlal Nehru University on what constituted 'true nationalism' meanwhile also promoting his new film 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam.' 
Questioning Kanhaiya's speech about 'freedom in India instead of freedom from India', Anupam Kher placed the analogy of a family and their house. To the gathered crowd waving Indian national flags, the actor said that students who gave their voice for the country and not against it had been given the right education by their parents. 
"JNU's ideology has been shifted, and I am here to turn things around," the actor was quoted as saying. He pointed at a statue of Bhagat Singh and said that they were the real heroes whereas people who spoke against the country could not be deemed as a hero in anyway. 
"Young people should talk about how they can develop the country," Kher said and reiterated that people should not say anything against the country. 
His affinity for the Modi government evident through his rhetoric, the actor said that India had seen a great Prime Minister after many years. And throwing a jab at Owaisi for the 'Bharat Mata' controversy, the actor exclaimed to the crowd, "What is wrong in saying Bharat Mata Ki Jai? Whether you call it ama, ammi, mataji, the word will always mean mother," said the actor.   
Few people in the crowd made some contradictory remark against the actor, but Anupam Kher seemed unfazed all through his speech on nationalism. 
"I will keep Hindustani spirit alive in me till I die," said the actor. 

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anupom khers lecture in jnu

i like hislecture in jnu. his thoughts about nationalism

A fantastic speech, stirs

A fantastic speech, stirs emotions. Rightly Mr Kher has asked those dissenting students, what has been their contribution to the nation and the society so far, or even towards their own poor families?

anupam kher's lecture

It was very basic and plain lecture when anupam asks about the contributions made by the people who sees bad in everything in the country. People are learning shortest possible routes to fame and money. Students like kanhaiya or umar are using the same tactics but they forget where to draw the line. They went up to the extent of supporting and rather helping the terrorists and maoists who are killing people and and break the country. I have never seen any discussion by them how to create more employments for youth in country or how to create casteless society. They have all the time to criticize everything starting from govt to police to system to society but what is your contribution in removing poverty,casteism etc. With lots of sacrifices of countless people we reached to this state. If kanhaiya and umar have guts help in creating a greater world otherwise keep your mouth shut.

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