“I’m done” Munawar Faruqi quits comedy after the show is canceled
Comedian Munawar Faruqi hinted at a comedy release after his show was canceled in Bengaluru on Sunday due to threats of vandalism from right-wing fringe outfits. 12 of his shows in the past have been canceled. “Nafrat jeet gayi, haar gaya artist. (Hate won, an artist lost) I’m done! Goodbye,” Faruqui wrote. For the uninformed, Faruqui spent a month in jail earlier this year on charges of “insulting Hindu gods and goddesses” during one of his comedy shows.
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In a letter to the organizer of the Good Shepherd Auditorium today, Bengaluru Police referred to Mr. Faruqui’s show “Dongri to Nowhere” and said Mr. Faruqui is a “controversial figure” . Mohan Gowda of Hindu Jagran Samiti in Bengaluru also said they would not allow the show to be held. “threats of vandalism”. “Aaj Bangalore show cancels ho gaya (under threat of vandalism at the scene). We have sold over 600 tickets. A month ago my team called the late Puneeth Rajkumar sir organization for charity as we go generate from this show in Bangalore. We have agreed not to sell the show on behalf of charity as suggested by the noble organization “said Mr Faruqui. It’s unfair. This show has won so much love from people in India, whatever their religion. It’s unfair. We have a censorship certificate from the show and it’s clearly nothing wrong with the show. We canceled 12 broadcasts over the past two months because of threats to the venue and to the public, ”the comedian said in the long Instagram post.
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