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FIR on Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC for asking question on this scripture

News Agencies | Updated on: 3 November 2020, 11:50 IST

Big trouble for ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ after Amitabh Bachchan asked a question in last week’s Karamveer special episode.

During the special episode, Big B posed a question before social activist Bezwada Wilson and actor Anup Soni. The question was related to Manusmriti which was not go down well with the netizens.


A section of social media users slammed Amitabh Bachchan and makers for hurting Hindu sentiments.

An FIR has also been filed in Lucknow against Amitabh Bachchan and KBC 12 makers.

Know what was the question:

Anup Soni and Bezwada Wilson were playing for Rs 6,40,000 and Big B asked:

25 December 1927, Dr BR Ambedkar and his followers burned copies of which scripture?

Options: (A) Vishnu Purana (B) Bhagavad Gita, (C) Rigdev (D) Manusmriti

The correct answer to the question was Manusmriti. The duo answered it correctly and won the amount.

Amitabh Bachchan also explained to them that Dr BR Ambedkar condemned the ancient Hindu text Manusmriti and also burned copies of it.

Netizens got infuriated over this explanation by Big B. Several social media users also voiced to boycott the show.

"#BoycottKBC -- KBC should rename its show as 'Kaun Banega Communist'," read a tweet.

Check out how Twitterati reacted:

 

Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan is hosting the 12th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati.

First published: 3 November 2020, 11:50 IST
 
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