Tanmay Bhat should be whipped in public for his actions: Sena leader Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena had on Monday dubbed Bhat's video on Facebook titled 'Sachin vs Lata Civil War' as a 'desperate publicity stunt' and said it is a clear violation of freedom of speech.

By: ANI | Mumbai | Updated: May 31, 2016 4:05 pm
tanmaybhat759 AIB comedian Tanmay Bhat

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday lashed out at AIB comedian Tanmay Bhat for his ‘infamous’ roast on cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and singer Lata Mangeshkar by using the face swap tool on Snapchat, saying that such ‘sick’ people should be beaten with hunters in public.

“I guess Tanmay Bhat and all involved in such actions (making fun of Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar) are sick. These people should be whipped in public,” Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut told ANI.

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“Lata ji and Sachin Tendulkar are not political leaders. There would be no culture in the nation if non-political leaders like Sachin and Lata ji are criticised in the name of freedom of speech and expression,” he added.

The Shiv Sena had on Monday dubbed Bhat’s video on Facebook titled ‘Sachin vs Lata Civil War’ as a ‘desperate publicity stunt’ and said it is a clear violation of freedom of speech.

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Shiv Sena spokesperson Neelam Ghore said that Tanmay wouldn’t have dared to feature the two legends in such a derogatory video had they been sturdy politicians.

Ghore has sent a mail to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis urging him to ensure that necessary action against the AIB comedian is taken at the earliest.

In addition to this, she has also sent the same memorandum to the Mumbai Police.

The video went viral soon after and the comedian faced a lot of ire.

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  1. T
    Jun 3, 2016 at 2:23 am
    Now here comes the game on Tanmay Bhat ...Tanmay Crush on play store.lt;br/gt;
    1. V
      May 31, 2016 at 12:44 pm
      pinch of common sense is required to identify what to make fun of!!
      1. A
        May 31, 2016 at 1:26 pm
        these politician who believe in medieval acts of whipping rather than due process of law is disgusting even more so than the vulgar jokes. freedom of speech has no limitations and it should not especially have any when it comes to privileged elites. may be we see the same fury of political rogues when the same thing is happening to common man in the name of comedy every day on every comedy show.
        1. Eminent Intellectual
          May 31, 2016 at 1:45 pm
          I agree bro the great peoples donot have any problem but so called these 3rd cl politician are more worried about AIB. they sd focus on employment and water issue of MH
          1. Eminent Intellectual
            May 31, 2016 at 1:44 pm
            is IS and AlQyda reached to Maharashtra
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