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What Happened on 01 March 2017


Vidya Balan Supports Gurmehar Kaur

While many personalities from the Sports and Bollywood fraternity have criticised Gurmehar Kaur for her post against the ABVP student organisation, Vidya Balan when asked in an interview said that everyone's individuality should be respected and she does not want to comment further as everyone has the freedom to express themselves. Apart from Vidya, the other Bollywood stars who have expressed their support to Gurmehar are Javed Akhtar, Pooja Bhatt, Shirish Kunder and Vishal Dadlani.

Sakshi Maharaj Doesn't Agree with PM Modi, says Graveyards are not Required

After disagreeing with prime minister Narendra Modi on his recent remark of equal focus to be put in construction of both graveyards and crematoriums, Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday said that there is no need of graveyards in India and all Indians should be cremated.

He further claimed that even in Islamic countries, there is no tradition of constructing graveyards and they believe in cremation of the bodies. Construction of too many graveyards will lessen the space for agricultural activities, he said.




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