The government of India must declare Emergency to battle the coronavirus outbreak, Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor opined and soon received criticism and trolls on Twitter. The actor, who has recently urged everyone to stay at home and help the government control the outbreak of COVID-19 recently tweeted that it's time India declares emergency
The actor, on Friday night, tweeted, "Dear fellow Indians. We must and have to declare EMERGENCY. Look at what’s happening all over the country! If the TV is to believed, people are beating policemen and medical staff! There is no other way to contain the situation. It is only good for all of us. Panic is setting in."
This obviously didn't go down well with the Netizens as they slammed the veteran actor. One user asked, "How will emergency solve an issue, lockdown won't?"
Another user commented, "Sir it's not so easy...we have no plan for poor on how they will survive."
One user commented: "Alcohol does result in perception troubles. Sober up, Mr. Kapoor.
Alcohol does result in perception troubles.
Sober up, Mr. Kapoor.
Also, do us a favour, keep shut. Please.
It'll help you too.
— Sidrah (@SidrahDP) March 27, 2020
A user trolled, "Thank you, Can people of Mumbai build a 70 M high wall around his house to make Rishi Kapoor happy and get a feel of emergency."
Another user shared, "Alcohol and alcohol withdrawal both cause trouble. Pick one."
Don't drink and piss on social media
— Corona Ja Ja Ja (@imrans909) March 27, 2020
Another user suggested, "Don't take him seriously on his after 9 pm tweets."
Chintu ji ne Maal chadha rakha hai
— Anurag (@anuragteddy) March 27, 2020