Indore, July 7 : Commenting on the prevailing environment in the country, Bollywood Veteran Actor Shabana Azmi said that anyone who criticises the Modi government is branded as anti-national.
“For the betterment of our country it is always necessary that we point out our flaws.If we don’t,how can our conditions improve?But atmosphere is such that if we criticise govt we’re branded as anti-nationals.We shouldn’t be afraid,nobody needs their certificate,”Azmi said.
She was speaking at an event in Indore where she was honoured with ‘Kunti Mathur Award’ instituted by the Anandmohan mathur Charitable Trust to recognise her work for women.
“We have grown up in ‘Ganga-Hamuni (composite) culture we should fight the situation and not kneel before it.India is a beautiful country Any attempt to divide people cannot be good for this country,” she added.
Azmi said there is nothing wrong in revealing the weakness of the country. Rather, it leads to the advancement of the country. We need to explain the evil of the country.
Former Madhya Pradesg Chief Minister Digvijay Singh and his wife Amrita Singh were also present.
Digvihay said, “Malegaon blast accused and BJP’s Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur praised Nathuram Godse who killed Mahatma Gandhi .Nowadaya, Pragya Thakur is being hailed as a patriot.”