After the primary digital protest in search of justice for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, #Candle4SSR held on July 22, noticed participation of two million individuals throughout Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as claimed by the organisers, one other peaceable online protest has been planned for August 7.
Lawyer Ishkaran Singh Bhandari, who’s main these occasions, shares that this time round, they’re predict extra individuals to hitch in. He tells us that the hashtag can be determined solely a day earlier than the protest.
“We request his fans and well-wishers to light a candle at 8 pm. Wear black bands on their forehead. You can also hold a placard or poster,” says Bhandari.
Asked what was the thought behind organising these online protests, the lawyer says it’s to “channel” the emotions of people who find themselves getting impatient.
“People are worried, getting restless and angry, more so after the actor’s family lodged an FIR. We receive so many messages every day. To channel out their sentiment, I thought of starting this peaceful protest movement,” he explains.
Fans of actor Sushant Singh Rajput who was discovered useless on June 14 have been relentlessly elevating their voice on social media in search of thorough investigation into his dying case. Many have requested for a CBI probe additionally.
Gaurav Gupta, a Delhi-based professional says, “I want the truth to come out. Till that happens I would continue to fight for his justice. I just wish we get to know what actually is happening and how things are going on.”
A Mumbai-based fan of the late actor’s, Gurmandeep Kaur, shares, “I think many things are being intentionally hidden. Now this is going on for too long for no reason. A CBI probe can unravel the truth.”
Actor Shekhar Suman, who can also be part of the entire motion in search of justice for Rajput, says, “People are ready to come out on the streets. And that won’t be the right thing to do in the current situation. These protests pacify them in a way and also drives the message home that we all collectively want justice for Sushant. We might go live on the day (August 7) and interact with the people. Ishkaran will be organising it because it’s his brainchild.”
Suman provides, “These protests are a quiet manifestation of our anger. Let’s not get into legalities and technicalities, we just want to join hands together to get Sushant justice.”
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