Sushmita Sinha is a YouTuber as well as an Instagrammer who often rises the social issues in her videos on her social media platforms. But recently one of her videos has met with loads of criticism for playing with the sentiments of Hindus.
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In a video which she posted on Instagram, she talked about Teej, a festival that is mostly celebrated in northern part of India. She was of the view that it was misogynistic festival as the wives needs to fast for the long lives of their husbands. She also took a Teej Handbook and read some lines from it which stated that women who don’t believe in or follow this festival will suffer from misfortunes and poverty. In the ending portion of the video she shared that the Teej notebook that she has bought was not handy for her and she’d rather use it as tissue or toilet paper.
This statement brought outrage. People were furious and they trolled her on the social media and #ArrestSushmitaSinha started trending on Twitter. At the moment no action has been taken against Sushmita.
Aghast. You may or may not agree with rituals, practices or customs but to disrespect someone's beliefs & religion is INSANE.
This Sushmita Sinha's disgusting act targeting Hindu rituals & gods shows her shallowness.
Why can't people learn to respect others' religion & beliefs? pic.twitter.com/kwPfpzb536
— Gaurav Pandhi (@GauravPandhi) August 26, 2020
— akash (@akashsoni1571) August 26, 2020
She posted two videos in response to all the hate, rape and death threats she received after posting the videos.
You can watch full video of Sushmita Sinha here
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