Padmavati row: Police safety for Deepika Padukone’s mother and father, CM Siddaramaiah pledges support

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Police personnel had been published outside the residence of Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone’s parents house in Bengaluru following threats over her role inside the Hindi film Padmavati, the police stated on Tuesday.

“Two police employees had been deployed outdoor Deepika Padukone’s parents domestic in J.C. Nagar (northern suburb),” Inspector Girish Naik of J.C. Nagar Police Station informed IANS.

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Although the 31-yr-vintage Deepika lives in Mumbai, she hails from Bengaluru, in which her family, including her father and mythical badminton champion Prakash Padukone, mom Ujjala, younger sister Anisha and grandmother Ahilya stay in the city’s northern suburb.

Prakash Padukone runs a badminton coaching academy within the town.

Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Kunwar Surajpal Singh Ammu had presented a praise of Rs 10 crore to anyone who would “behead” Deepika and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the movie, that’s primarily based on the existence of 13th century Indian queen Rani Padmini, also called Padmavati.

“We do not want to take regulation in our hands but will not forgive anyone who attempts to wreck the photo of Rajput kings and queens,” said Ammu, who’s also the leader media coordinator for the birthday celebration inside the country.

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Reacting to Ammu’s statements to “behead” the actress, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had said the country government could provide safety to her and her own family in Bengaluru.

Siddaramaiah has additionally asked Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to do so against those threatening to damage Deepika.

“I actually have requested the Haryana Chief Minister to take strict motion towards the ones threatening to harm Deepika, as she only performed the lead role in the film as an actress as directed by way of its maker,” Siddaramaiah stated on Monday.

“I condemn the tradition of intolerance and hate perpetuated by means of the BJP and its proper-wing agencies. Karnataka stands by Deepika who is a renowned artist from our state.”

State Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy had advised newshounds at Belagavi, that the nation police could provide safety to Deepika every time she is in Bengaluru or anywhere in Karnataka.

“I have directed the country DGP (Director General of Police) to make certain her (Deepika) protection and offer protection to her family in Bengaluru,” Reddy delivered.