He arrived all crisp-looking at a Jodhpur court. Soon he was acquitted. Run of the mill news when it comes to Sallu bhai getting benefit of the doubt. He makes humanly mistakes, but has a pure heart. This verdict again certifies that. Family and fans rejoice. Bhai tweets gratefulness for their dependable support. Bollywood pays due lipservice – critiquing judiciary for long delay somewhere and showing good faith in its decision elsewhere – when not outrightly congratulatory to Khan. The neutral is amusing: “Justice is delivered”.
What happens when law and order meets the rich and the powerful? Verdicts fit a template — once more. Bhai’s immunity surprises no one. We are to the point of inured and shockproof – which should be troubling.
But if our friend circles and a few tweeting souls are anything to go by, there are some who can’t stomach all this easily. For them humour is a better expression (and coping mechanism) when outrage has long fizzled out of frustration.
Salman Khan Given ‘Benefit Of Doubt’,😂😂😂 Freed In ’98 Arms Act Case’
common man never get Benefit of this .
— 🌀Ⓜadhav🚵 (@keshav4om) January 18, 2017
What was that black buck doing alone in the middle of the day despite knowing Salman is in the town? BB wanted to get killed
सलमान खान बरी
— Shaitaan Khopdi™ (@shaitaankhopdi) January 18, 2017
The final verdict is: Deer suicided out of stress. A team of doctors to study stress level in animals says Jodhpur court. सलमान खान बरी
— Prashant (@CyberKhiladi) January 18, 2017
— Fahad Lakhani ® (@FahadLakhani) January 18, 2017
Only one more legal embroilment remains for Bhai – the decision on the blackbuck case – and honestly, who cares. It will happen. For all I care, it is settled. Meanwhile, 2017 mein Bhai ki Tubelight bhi chamakegi aur Tiger bhi zinda rahega.
- How Syrian Independence Day marks 72nd anniversary of France’s unceremonious exit from Levant
Syria, a French mandate since 1920 till independence in 1946, had been under the domain of the Ottoman administration for more than 400 years...
- How Indian Railways came on track of luxury travel
Convenience and luxury travel in the Indian Railways are as old as the entity itself. It is another matter that barely a miniscule number of…
- Lean on Me: The radio show which has been a friend to many Indian women
#GenderAnd: Sakhi Saheli, a synonym for girlfriend, is a popular show on All India Radio’s Vividh Bharti, running for nearly 15 years now...