Wheelchaired Writer assaulted in Kabali screening Theater

salil-chaturvediIn Goa, A Wheelchair-bound writer and disability campaigner Salil Chaturvedi was allegedly assaulted at a multiplex for remaining seated during the national anthem.

The disabled person was allegedly assaulted at a multiplex in Panaji, Goa when he didn’t stand up, he was thrashed by a couple standing in the aisle above him. He had gone to see Kabali in a theater.

Writer Salil Chaturvedi speaking to a news agency said, Singing of national anthem should be discouraged in cinema halls. It is not a place to express your love for country.

He added National anthem is something that shouldn’t be belittled by playing in a movie theater.There are many who might drink and come.