As hate crime cases against Muslims in India are witnessing a sharp rise, particularly during the country’s election season, Veere Di Wedding actor Swara Bhasker has raised concerns about the country’s ill-treatment of minorities.
The veer de wedding star apologized on Twitter to Muslims, saying: “I want to apologize to the Muslims of India & the non-Savarna castes of India & the Muslims of India”.
She said she was apologizing for the ceaseless offensive bigotry that minorities in India are dealing with this election season. She also encouraged minorities to stand up for themselves, saying “this is your country, don’t be silenced”.
She then went on to say, “As a woman, what can I say,” adding on a daily basis that women are dealing with bigotry and injustice.