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Aishwarya starts petition to ban Salman as goodwill ambassador

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Published Apr 26, 2016, 12:14 pm IST
Updated Apr 26, 2016, 6:02 pm IST
While some have come in support of Salman, others are just downright against the idea of a Bollywood actor representing the country.
The petition titled 'Ban Salman Khan from being Good Will Ambassador 2016 Rio Olympics,' has garnered only 184 supporters.
 The petition titled 'Ban Salman Khan from being Good Will Ambassador 2016 Rio Olympics,' has garnered only 184 supporters.

Mumbai: The appointment of Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for Rio Olympics 2016 has drawn flak from various quarters. Though some have come in support of the actor, others are just downright against the idea of a Bollywood actor representing the country at the Olympics. 

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In an interesting turn of events, an online petition on Change.org, urging Salman to be banned from being the Goodwill ambassador, has been started. What’s surprising is that the person happens to be Aishwarya Rai. But don't sweat it, it's not THE Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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The petition titled 'Ban Salman Khan from being Good Will Ambassador 2016 Rio Olympics,' has only 184 supporters. It states that the move is "regressive" and "reflects negatively on India".

 

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She then goes on to claim that Khan had an alleged history of abusing women, hunting endangered species and "cold bloodedly killing innocent people.”

The petition can be found here.

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