FIR Against Kaun Banega Crorepati 12: Amitabh Bachchan’s popular game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 12’ is surrounded by controversies. In a recent episode of this show, Big B had asked a question about Manusmriti, after which people are quite angry now. The matter has increased so much that an FIR has been lodged against the show and its host Amitabh Bachchan in Lucknow for hurting the sentiments of Hindus.
In fact, in the show’s recent Karmaveer episode, Beezwada Wilson and TV actor Anoop Soni of the Safai Karmachari Movement reached Big B to answer questions on the hotseat. On the show, Big B asked him, “Dr. BR Ambedkar and his followers burnt copies of which scripture on 25 December 1927?”
Annup Sonii, salutes Karamveer Bezwada Wilson who has dedicated his life to the cause of humanity. Find out his experience of participating in # KBC12 and sharing the hoseat with the torchbearer of Safai Karamchari Andolan. Watch #KBCKaramveer tonight at 9PM only on Sony TV. pic.twitter.com/5r3dKgjvh4
– sonytv (@SonyTV) October 30, 2020
Its options are given- A) Vishnu Purana B) Bhagavad Gita C) Rigveda D) Manu Smriti. This question was asked for a sum of 6 lakh 40 rupees, to which Bejwara and Anoop gave the correct answer. After this, while talking about this question further, Big B had told that in the year 1927, Dr. B. R Ambedkar had burnt this book condemning the ancient Hindu scripture ‘Manusmriti’ for ideologically justifying caste discrimination and untouchability.
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Many people are now angry about this matter and are demanding a boycott of the show. An FIR has also been lodged in Lucknow, expressing its protest against the show. People’s anger on Twitter about this show:
This is so embarrassing!
– Shikha Dubey (@ ShikhaD38456451) November 1, 2020
BR To Ambedkar Intentionally shown Anti Hindu!
This is out of desperation to show BR Ambedkar as anti-Hindu which he was not.
They want to divide Hindu community on the basis of caste.
– Madhavi Bhatt 🇮🇳🚩 (@ Madhvi69999952) November 1, 2020
Who will be a communist!
– Nitin Sharma (@NitinSharmaNiku) October 31, 2020
Similarly, everywhere from social media to the show, the show is being fiercely opposed and people are alleging that this show seems to be becoming a Communist on purpose.