Chennai: Actor Siddharth on Thursday “politely” turned down the police safety granted to him within the wake of the menace calls obtained by him and stated “the same officers’ time is better used for something else during this pandemic”.
“Thank you @tnpoliceoffl for the protection. I am the first person in my entire family’s history to be given the same. However, I would politely like to give up this privilege so the same officers’ time is better used for something else during this pandemic. Thank you again.,” he posted on Twitter.
The actor had earlier accused the functionaries of BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit of leaking his cellphone quantity because of which he had obtained a number of menace calls.
The actor, who was extraordinarily important of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led authorities’s dealing with of the Covid-19 pandemic, alleged that functionaries of the BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit had issued menace to him and his members of the family for expressing his views in opposition to the Centre.
“My phone number was leaked by members of TN BJP and @BJPtnITcell Over 500 calls of abuse, rape and death threats to me & family for over 24 hrs. All numbers recorded (with BJP links and DPs) and handing over to Police. I will not shut up. Keep trying. @narendramodi @AmitShah,” he posted on the micro-blogging platform earlier within the day.
“This is one of many social media posts by BJP TN members leaking my number yesterday and telling people to attack and harass me. “Ivan inimela vaaye thirakka koodathu” (this fellow must never open his mouth again) We might survive Covid. Will we survive these people?” he wrote in one other tweet.
BJP’s IT wing state president C T R Nirmal Kumar, nonetheless, rubbished the cost stating the utmost precedence for them throughout this pandemic was to assist the individuals.
“During this pandemic all of us very much focused on supporting people in providing food, medicine..etc Requesting all supporters not to give any attention to individuals like @Actor_Siddharth who are just trying to pass time, pls stay focused on covid support to people,” he tweeted.
On thr skilled entrance, Siddharth shall be subsequent seen in ‘Indian 2’, which stars Kamal Haasan in a lead position.