A certain section of Bollywood celebrities continues to voice their support to the people of Indian occupied Kashmir following India’s government decision to end decades long autonomy given to Kashmir under Article 370.
Trisha Krishnan, a renowned Indian actress, has expressed her concerns regarding the situation of children in the valley. Trisha Krishnan is the UNICEFʼs celebrity advocate and she has been vocal about violation of children rights.
Trisha Krishnan Speaks Out
Addressing a ceremony in Chennai, India the UNICEFʼs Celebrity advocate termed the recent shut down of schools across Kashmir a form of violence being brought upon innocent Kashmiris.
“Anything that is violation of child rights is violence against children,” the actress said.
Taking a dig at the Indian Government, the South Indian cinema queen said that a number of things can be changed if a child is given his/her rights to get educated.
“I feel lots of things can be stopped and eradicated if a child gets good education,” she added.
Trisha Krishnan became the first South Indian actress to be honored with UNICEFʼs celebrity advocate status.
Before Trisha Krishnan, Bollywood actresses Dia Mirza and Swara Bhaskar had also expressed their concerns over the growing brutalities of Indian forces. Taking to her Twitter Dia Mirza sought the world’s attention towards the Kashmir conflict. Swara Bhaskar on the other hand termed Indian forces’ brutalities in Kashmir devoid of any decency and humanity.