“I am ashamed that yesterday one of our members in the Lok Sabha, who is from the film industry, spoke against it,” Jaya Bachchan said.
New Delhi| The drugs controversy in Bollywood has now reached Parliament. On the second day of the monsoon session on Tuesday, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan in the Rajya Sabha took a veiled dig at BJP MP Ravi Kishan. Kishan, a BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh had raised the issue of drug controversy after the Sushant Singh Rajput death case in Lok Sabha yesterday. “People who earned fame in the industry are now calling it a gutter. I hope the government tells such people not to use such language,” Jaya Bachchan said.
Jaya Bachchan said, “Because of some people you cannot tarnish the image of the entire industry. I am ashamed that yesterday one of our members in the Lok Sabha, who is from the film industry, spoke against it. It’s embarrassing. Jis Thaali Me Khaate Hain, Ussi Me Chhed Karte Hain (Bite the hand that feeds you),” She said.
Just because there are some people, you can't tarnish the image of the entire industry. I am ashamed that yesterday one of our members in Lok Sabha, who is from the film industry, spoke against it. It is a shame: Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha https://t.co/cSvxi5dioc
— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2020
Pak and China Hand Behind Bollywood Drug scandal- Ravi Kishan
Commenting on Jaya Bachchan’s statement, Ravi Kishan said on Tuesday, “I hoped that Jayaji would support me. Not everyone takes drugs in the industry, but those who take them are part of the conspiracy to end the world’s biggest film industry.” “When I and Jayaji joined the film industry, the situation was not like that, but today the industry needs to be saved,” Ravi Kishan added.
What did Ravi Kishan say in Lok Sabha?
On Monday, BJP MP Ravi Kishan raised the issue of drugs and Bollywood connection in the Lok Sabha. He claimed that drugs are being smuggled from Pakistan and China. “It is a conspiracy to ruin the young generation of the country,” Kishan said. He said that it has penetrated into our film industry and NCB is investigating it.