Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has hogged the limelight ever since the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. From nepotism to drug mafia to politics, the 'Panga' actress has been speaking on a myriad number of issues.
Recently, in an interview, Kangana Ranaut claimed that she was forced to vote for Shiv Sena although she is a BJP supporter. Kangana stated that she couldn't find the button to vote for BJP as the two parties were in an alliance. "This is the treatment I am getting," she added. Kangana was speaking with regards to the recent demolition of her Bandra office by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
However, journalist Kamlesh Sutar spotted a 'factual error' in her statement. Citing data from Chief Electoral Office Maharashtra, the journalist said that the actress is a voter of Bandra west seat. Here, BJP's Ashish Shelar was the BJP-Sena alliance candidate for the Assembly elections 2019 and for the Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP's Poonam Mahajan was the alliance candidate, Sutar noted.
"If she says she is talking about 2014, then again BJP-Sena fought together in Loksabha with BJP contesting the seat. in Assembly elections She had an option of voting for BJP as both the parties fought separately. And Yes they fought 2017 BMC elections separately as well! (sic)" the journalist further added.
The 'fact-checking' did not go down well with Kangana as she 'threatened' Sutar of slapping him with a legal notice. "You are wrong don’t spread misinformation I will send you a legal notice you will have to prove this in court, this trolling will cost you a lot you will end up in jail for your naughty lies," she tweeted.
"Group of hyenas alreday salivating. I voted with my family and staff they all agree with me we had to reluctantly vote for Shiv Sena, getting details and suppose it is some confusion which we arnt aware of, does not make me a liar. Vultures getting excited for no reason...," Kangana added.
Responding to Kangana, Sutar said that he is a journalist not a troll. "So pls do not try to intimidate a Journalist with 'this will cost you a lot' type threat!" he added.
Meanwhile, the Mumbai Press Club has condemned Kangana for her tweet and backed the journalist. "The Mumbai Press Club takes serious cognisance and condemns the threat by @kanganateam against journalist/Club member @kamleshsutar. Celebrities, Politicians & their workers, pls do not intimidate journalists. @MumbaiPressClub strongly backs the fraternity," Mumbai Press Club tweeted.