Mumbai police reminded Bollywood actor Uday Chopra Saturday that marijuana is a banned commodity in India when the “Dhoom” actor batted for its legalisation.
Chopra tweeted Friday that marijuana, often referred to as hashish, must be legalised as it’s “a part of Indian tradition” and likewise has “clinical advantages”.
“I think India must legalises marijuana. At first, Its a part of our tradition. Secondly, I feel if legalised and taxed it may be an enormous income supply. To not point out it’ll take away the felony component related to it. Plus and most significantly it has a large number of clinical advantages,” the actor stated thru his twitter deal with @udaychopra.
The tweet no longer best invited same old trolling that celebrities once in a while face on social media, but additionally a reaction from the town police.
“Sir, as citizen of India, you’re privileged to precise your view on a public platform. Have in mind, as of now intake, ownership and transportation of marijuana invitations harsh punishment as in line with provisions of Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Components Act 1985. Unfold the phrase,” stated @MumbaiPolice.
Through Saturday afternoon, Chopra’s submit had over 300 retweets, 1000 `likes’ and lots of feedback, a lot of them countering his view or the use of `memes’ to ridicule it.
“Folks right here can not use WhatsApp as it should be and you’re speaking about marijuana…,” stated one tweet.
However the actor caught to his weapons.
“The advantages are too many to record. A temporary google seek will train you I’m positive. Anyway its higher than being schooled by way of folks like me who haven’t any paintings,” he stated.
“I don’t use it, I simply truly assume its a smart transfer, given our historical past with the (hashish) plant,” he stated in every other tweet.
Twitter person @IshataYadav stated, “Simple to you to mention while you would not have to paintings for residing. Believe a stoned staff.”
To which Chopra spoke back, “So your argument is that dont make it felony motive everybody might be stoned. Surprise why the similar reasoning didnt prevent folks from legalising alcohol #Mistaken.