Actor Sushant Singh who is known for hosting Savdhaan India on Star Bharat has been ousted from the show after he participated in the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
The actor shared the news of his stint with the show coming to an end on his Twitter handle.
Sushant Singh ousted from Savdhaan India
“And my stint with Savdhaan India has ended,” the actor tweeted.
And, my stint with Savdhaan India has ended.
— सुशांत सिंह sushant singh سوشانت سنگھ (@sushant_says) December 16, 2019
Commenting on his post, a user wondered whether it was the “price” he paid for “speaking the truth”.
To this, the actor said, “A very small price my friend. Otherwise how will you face Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru?”
Check Out Sushant Singh at Anti-CAA Protests Outside Mumbai University:
— 🆂🅰🅽🅹🆄 🆃🅷🅰🅺🆄🆁 (@dusnumberi_sanj) December 16, 2019
Meanwhile, several Bollywood celebrities condemned the violence and spoke out on the matter.
According to the amended act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who had come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014, and were facing religious persecution, will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.