Akshay Kumar slams those who are belittling the Uri martyrs

Radhika Dhawad | Oct 7, 2016 20:26

Akshay Kumar - Brothers Press Conference - Supreet (2)
Akshay Kumar (Photo by: Supreet Kapoor)

The recent Uri attacks in which 19 Indian jawans were killed in Kashmir, created a stir across the nation with politicians taking pot shots at each other and Bollywood getting divided over the ban of Pakistani artists. Akshay Kumar on his facebook page on Thursday, addressed the nation not as an actor but as an ‘army man’s son’.

Taking a dig at the critics who are asking for a proof of the much-debated surgical strike on PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir), and the discussions of ban on Pakistani artists in India, he said, “Some people are anticipating a war between India and Pakistan. We must realise that our 19 martyrs sacrificed their lives for us in the Uri attacks. A 24 year old soldier, Nitin Yadav, was martyred in Baramulla in Jammu & Kashmir.”

He added, “Our martyrs’ families aren’t concerned about the next movie releases and whether we ban Pakistani artists or not. They are worried about their future and we should be worried about their present and future.”

He further added that we are safe because of our soldiers. In the end, he said this about the Indian soldiers: “Woh hai toh aaj main hu, woh hai toh aaj aap hai, woh nahi toh Hindustan nahi. Jai Hind!”