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Actor Siddharth, who made abusive remarks on badminton star Saina Nehwal, has apologized after seeing himself surrounded. He has accepted his mistake by posting an open letter on social media. Siddharth wrote, ‘I want to apologize to you for my ugly joke. The words I used in anger and despair cannot be justified. As a woman, I had no intention of taunting you.’
In fact, Saina had raised questions on the lapse in the security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Punjab. Siddhartha was upset with this and commented on him.
Women’s Commission and Smriti Irani had reprimanded
After Siddharth’s comment, many celebrities on Twitter reprimanded him. Union Minister Smriti Irani said that this issue should be looked into seriously. At the same time, National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma had demanded suspension of the actor’s account from Twitter. He said that he repeatedly uses bad language against women, the commission is in touch with Tamil Nadu DGP. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju also took a dig at Siddharth. He said that making such petty remarks on an icon shows the lowly and lousy mentality of a human being.
Saina’s father said – family upset
Saina Nehwal’s father Harveer Singh Nehwal said that ‘I felt very bad when he used such words for my daughter. What has he done for the country? Saina has won medals, has brought laurels to the country. The family and Saina are deeply disturbed by this incident. At the same time, he also said that I do not know the actor, he has heard his name for the first time after the comment.