Bollywood’s Richa Chadha under fire for trolling Indian army over claims to take over Azad Kashmir

02:15 PM | 24 Nov, 2022
Bollywood’s Richa Chadha under fire for trolling Indian army over claims to take over Azad Kashmir
Source: therichachadha/Instagram

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI – Bollywood star Richa Chadha faced the wrath of Hindutva-inspired social media users as she mocked army officer who claimed integrating Azad Kashmir into India.

It all started with a war-mongering statement from India’s northern army commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi who said Indian forces are ready to execute orders like taking back Kashmir administered by Pakistan.

The lunatic officer mentioned carrying out an attack if order was given by the Indian government, saying we are always ready for it.

Lately, Fukrey star Richa Chadha, who recently ties with actor Ali Fazal, sparked controversy tweeting ‘Galwan says hi’, a now deleted post on microblogging platform.

The snaps of the now removed post went viral on social sites and the actor received backlash for her statement. Later, she issued a public apology for her remark.

"Even though it can never be my intention in the least, if the 3 words which are being dragged into a controversy have offended or hurt anyone, I apologise and also say that it would sadden me if, even unintentionally, my words have triggered this feeling in my brothers in the fauj (army) of which my own Nanaji has been an illustrious part," the detailed note shared by actor cited.

She further mentioned, "My uncle was a paratrooper. It's in my blood. A whole family is affected when a son is martyred or even injured while saving the nation which is made up of people like us and I personally know how it feels. It is an emotive issue for me."

In the year 2020, Chinese troops engaged in a deadly clash with Indian border force in Galwan valley of the Ladakh region. China's defense ministry later revealed that its four soldiers were killed in the brawl that had also claimed the lives of at least 20 Indian troops.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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