Indians Slam Shahrukh Khan as His Cousin Contests Elections in Pakistan

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Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jahan is all set to contest elections in Pakistan. According to media reports Jahan has already filed her nomination papers and she will contest as an independent candidate from PK-77 a constituency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly in Peshawar.

The news was not received so well with many Indians who trolled Bollywood’s king and accused him of being a traitor.

Indians Trolling Shahrukh Khan on Twitter

Several Indian social media users lost their mind over news that SRK’s cousin Noor Jahan will contest the elections from Pakistan and labeled the superstar of Bollywood as traitor and terrorist. While, the actor who is busy in the filming of his movie zero where he is playing a dwarf, may not even have an idea of what is going around.

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https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsAnd, there were those who were talking for potential reasons why SRK loved Pakistan so much.

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsPeople are lashing out at SRK because he is putting family before the nation. Well, they have not explained how his cousin contesting elections in Pakistan is a question mark on his being nationalist and patriotic or confirms him to be a traitor.

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThis is not the all, the critics came up with more examples from the past of Shahrukh Khan that prove him to be a definite traitor.

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Backlash to Trolls

The issue of Shahrukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jahan contesting elections in Pakistan became a topic of heated debate among the Indian Twitter users. No doubts, that many absurd arguments were moved forward by social media brigade to exploit SRK’s cousin’s contesting of elections to level the charges of treason against the superstar. But, people were quick to respond to this absurdity.

Here is how some sensible social media users responded to the hate mongers.

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https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsAnd, this one makes sense. Is the superstar responsible for all those actions that his cousin or any member of the extended family does in Pakistan?

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsPolitical Background of Noor Jahan

Shahrukh Khan’s paternal family in Peshawar has a history of involvement in political movements. According to media reports the family including SRK’s father was a part of Khudai Khidmatgar Movement that was run by Pakhtoon nationalist leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, popularly known as Bacha Khan.

It is reported that earlier Ms. Jahan had also contested on women reserved seats on the party ticket of National Awami Party, on the women’s reserved seat, but she couldn’t succeed. Hence, this time she has decided to contest as an independent candidate. Her brother Mansoor is leading her campaign.

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