“If something is wrong, it is wrong. How can a forced donation of Rs 5 crore make it right? But the bottom line is the army’s name should not be misused for political gain.." “If the producers have been arm-twisted into paying the money, there’s no way the army will accept it”
The army is not comfortable with being dragged into the politics surrounding the release of Bollywood movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil after the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) demanded that producers of films employing Pakistanis have to pay Rs 5 core to an army welfare fund as “penance”.
Former Air Vice Marshal slams Raj Thackeray’s 5 Cr ‘penalty
former Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur slammed Thackeray’s decision. “I served four decades in uniform- and never did I live on extorted money. What’s this happening in my country???? Indian Armed Forces cannot, and SHUD NOT, become crutches