New Delhi: Munawar Faruqui uploaded a message for his supporters on his Instagram and fellow comedians took the chance to get just a few chuckles out of it. Many comedians, musicians and celebrities have been completely happy that he was launched.
While some folks welcomed him, like Athlete and Arjuna Awardee Jwala Gutta too remark “More power to you” and Raja Kumari, the Indian-American rapper and songwriter wrote “Welcome Home” and comedians like Harsh Gujral, Rahul Subramanian, Karunesh Talwar and Atul Khatri showered their love via emojis, others took the prospect to crack just a few jokes. Samay Raina who commented that jail offers good haircuts to which Faruqui replied that “they give good massages as well.” Samay raina additionally requested for ‘weight reduction ideas’. Meanwhile, Sahil Shah requested him when his ‘particular’ goes to come back out.
Munawar Faruqui was one of many 5 comedians who have been arrested by the Madhya Pradesh police on January 1st for allegedly making indecent feedback towards Hindu gods and Union Home Minister Amit Shah throughout a present which was held at a restaurant in 56 Dukan space of Indore. He was launched from Indore central jail within the early hours of Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court granted him interim bail after Madhya Pradesh High Court had rejected his bail plea on January 28. The Apex courtroom had additionally stayed the manufacturing warrant issued towards Faruqui by a courtroom in Prayagraj in reference to an FIR lodged there.
Besides Faruqui, the arrested comedians embody Edvin Anthony, Prakhar Vyas, Priyam Vyas and Nalin Yadav. They have been booked beneath IPC sections 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage spiritual emotions of any class by insulting its faith or spiritual beliefs), part 269 (illegal or negligent act prone to unfold the an infection of any illness harmful to life) and different related provisions.
Comedians like Varun Grover, Vir Das and Rohan Joshi, have criticised the arrest of the stand-up comedian. Vir Das took to Twitter a day after Faruqui was arrested and stated “You can’t stop jokes and laughter. Not because comedians are performing it, but because people need to laugh. Harder you try, the more you’re going to be laughed at, now, and by history. Anyone who has ever tried to control humour, now has a category of jokes devoted to them”.