Sober up, Mr. Kapoor: Netizens slam Rishi Kapoor after he tweets 'India must declare emergency' due to COVID-19 scare


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.

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."

Another user suggested, "Don't take him seriously on his after 9 pm tweets."