Farah Khan and Raveena Tandon apologise to Cardinal Oswald Gracias for hurting Christian sentiments

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Recently, an FIR was filed against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community.

Farah Khan and Raveena Tandon apologise

Reportedly, the three have been booked for hurting religious sentiments of a section of a community through their comedy act.

Now, as reported by news agency PTI, Farah Khan and Raveena Tandon met Indian Cardinal of Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal Oswald Gracias and apologise.

Sharing a picture of the meeting, Farah wrote on Instagram: “To Err is human… to forgive divine. Your Eminence Cardinal Oswald Gracious … your blessings meant the world.”

 

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To Err is human .. to forgive divine. ♥️YOUR EMINENCE CARDINAL OSWALD GRACIOUS.. your blessings meant the world.

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Farah Khan and Raveena Tandon apologise

Bharti also took to Twitter and wrote, “From the bottom of my heart I would like to say Sorry to my Christian brothers and sisters for hurting their sentiments.Thank you YOUR EMINENCE CARDINAL OSWALD for personally hearing my apology in the voice note(as I’m not in the country)& forgiving me. Yours Truly,Bharti Singh”

The statement released by Cardinal Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, reads: “As already reported in the media, director-choreographer Farah Khan and actor Raveena Tandon met me to convey their apologies over the “Backbencher” web show. They expressed their unqualified apologies for hurting the sentiments of the Christian community. Comedian Bharti Singh, who is out of the country, sent an apology on an audio clip. They also handed me a written apology. It is regrettable that a prayer of praise was treated so disrespectfully. I was told this was due to ignorance. I accepted their sincere apologies and prayed with them. I was assured that they will be very careful in future. The Christmas season is one of joy, peace and reconciliation. With these sentiments, I closed the matter.”

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Farah Khan and Raveena apologises after case for hurting religious sentiments filed

According to The Tribune’s report, the comedy show of Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh aired on the TV channel on Christmas day in which some words were said about Christianity., This didn’t go down well with the people. They claimed that the show insulted Christianity which is why a written complaint has been made.

The FIR was registered at Ajnala police station in Amritsar under section 295-A of the IPC (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage reli­gious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or reli­gious beliefs).