NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma (Photo / ANI)
NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma (Photo / ANI)

Actor Kangana Ranaut has made headlines on several occasions over the last few weeks as she spoke out on nepotism and drug usage in the film industry, clashed with the Shiv Sena and more. Most recently, her reference to actor Urmila Matondkar as a 'soft porn star' has led to massive backlash.

But even as Kangana faced heavy criticism for her comments, many also took it upon themselves to criticise National Commission for Women Chief Rekha Sharma.

"And sad to see you be selective in speaking up for women. I guess @sharmarekha u aren't paid to speak up for the atrocious language used by #KanganaRanuat for a graceful actress @UrmilaMatondkar n against rangoli for abusing the likes of eminent actresses @taapsee n @ReallySwara," tweeted Ria D'Souza.

Sharma however was quick to clap back at the critics and naysayers. "Though I don't need a certificate from you about my work but you really need to update your knowledge," she responded.

In response to another comment by Congress leader Udit Raj, she added that it was "sad" to see him "stooping down so much".

"I seriously condemn those too. There has to have a line drown and one must not cross that even for people you don't like or have differences with," she told another user.

And to be fair, this was not the first time that Sharma had criticised the comments that were being passed around. Several hours earlier too, she had taken to Twitter writing that it was deplorable to see "women bashing women and using foul language".

"To tell the world that you are a great person, you don't have to degrade others. That's what is happening these days. Women bashing women and using foul language. The division is so deep and increasing by the day. Can't we have a mature, decent debate without being derogatory," she had commented.

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