Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek land into legal trouble for insulting national flag
Amitabh Bachchan and his son actor Abhishek Bachchan have wound up in trouble yet again. Reportedly, the father-son duo had wrapped the national flag of India around their bodies.
A case filed in Ghaziabad court held the two Bachchans responsible for insulting the national flag of India when they wrapped it around themselves in an insulting manner. The Bachchans wrapped the Indian flag around each other on the occasion of the India-Pakistan world cup encounter at Adelaide this year, on February 15th. the lawyer of the complainant said that the actors have insulted country’s reputation by this act, which was witnessed by complainant and other four witnesses.
Recently, Amitabh had courted controversy and also landed in legal trouble when an FIR was registered against him for endorsing Maggi noodles brand. The food product had been found unfit for consumption as it posed health risks and was shelved. Preity Zinta and Madhuri Dixit, along with Bachchan were also included in the FIR, for promoting an unhealthy brand.
The complainant had also stated that Amitabh Bachchan and his son had disrespected the Indian flag deliberately. He said the actors’ act was covered under The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, and the Flag Code of India, 2002, and both should be summoned before the court to face trial.