New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, while leading his ‘March for India’ campaign here on Saturday said that India is a “tolerant country” and nobody has the right to call it “intolerant”.
Kher said: Every country has some problems but nobody has the right to call our country intolerant.”
The actor and BJP supporter, who believes that India is a tolerant country, is leading a march from India Gate in central Delhi. From there, the gathering will march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Some popular names that have joined Kher for the march include filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar and Ashoke Pandit.
Kher also said that he will meet President Pranab Mukherjee and deliver a message to him that India is a very tolerant country.
“We are secular people, we don’t believe in pseudo-secularism or selective outrage,” Kher said.
On Saturday early morning, Kher tweeted: “Patriotism gives us a feeling of self worth. Join us on this historical day at National Museum, Janpath at 10 a.m.”
Anupam had earlier shared on Twitter: “This #AwardWapsiGang has not insulted the government, but the jury, the chairman of the jury and the audience who watched their films.”