Kejriwal supports Karan Johar; says only Modi can talk 'Mann Ki Baat'
New Delhi, Jan 24: Coming out in support of filmmaker Karan Johar for his remarks on intolerance, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday, Jan 24 appeared to take a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that only "one person" can talk about his "mann ki baat".
"Karan Johar right. Only one person in this country can publicly talk about his mann ki baat. No one else can do that," Kejriwal tweeted. Referring to protests in FTII in Pune, Hyderabad University among others, the AAP chief said that students across the country are "angry" with the the Prime Minister.
"Students across the country are very angry with Modi ji -FTII, Hyd Univ, IITs, posting RSS people as VCs, ABVP goondaism," he tweeted. Johar had kicked up a storm with his remarks about freedom of expression being the biggest joke in the country on the inaugural day of the Jaipur Literature Festival on January 21."
The talk about freedom of expression is the biggest joke I believe in the world. Democracy is the second biggest joke I think...I really wonder how are we really democratic? How is there freedom of expression? As a filmmaker, I feel bound at every level be it what I put out on celluloid or what I say in print," Johar had said.