Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal recently kicked up a storm on Twitter when he said that author Arundhati Roy should be tied to an Indian Army jeep instead of a stone pelter.
"Instead of tying stone pelter on the Army jeep tie Arundhati Roy," Rawal tweeted.
Instead of tying stone pelter on the army jeep tie Arundhati Roy !— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) May 21, 2017
Rawal, who is a member of parliament from Gujarat in the Lok Sabha joined the BJP in 2014.
While the reason for Rawal's tweet is still unknown, he received a lot of flak on Twitter for his comments.
Recently, a video in which a youth was allegedly tied to an Army jeep as a human shield against stone pelting in Srinagar had gone viral on social media, leading to an outrage.
Arundhati Roy is an award-winning writer who is known for her controversial views on Kashmir.