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  1. Prashant Bhushan draws analogy between Romeo and Krishna; calls Hindu God a ‘legendary eve-teaser’

Prashant Bhushan draws analogy between Romeo and Krishna; calls Hindu God a ‘legendary eve-teaser’

"Would Adityanath have the guts to call his vigilantes AntiKrishna squads?" Bhushan asks.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: April 2, 2017 3:21 PM
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Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Sunday raked a controversy when he draw an analogy between Lord Krishna and fictional character Romeo. While replying to a followers Tweet, Bhushan called Krishna a legendary eve-teaser, he wrote: “Romeo loved just one lady,while Krishna was a legendary Eve teaser. Would Adityanath have the guts to call his vigilantes AntiKrishna squads?” The senior advocate even challenged Adityanath to name his anti-romeo squads as anti-Krishna squads. Later, Bhushan tried to clarify his tweet and said he that he didn’t intend to hurt anyone’s sentiments, he wrote: “My tweet on Romeo brigade being distorted. My position is: By the logic of Romeo Brigade, even Lord Krishna would look like eve teaser.”

However, in the next tweet, he said that logic of romeo squad would criminalise “legends of young Krishna teasing Gopis.” He wrote: “We have grown up with legends of young Krishna teasing Gopis.The logic of Romeo squad would criminalise this.Didnt intend to hunt sentiments.”

Here’s what Bhushan wrote on Twitter:

He then tried to issue a clarification and said that he didn’t want to hurt sentiments:

Bhushan’s comment didn’t go well with his followers, who started brutal trolling of the Supreme Court lawyer. Here’s how Twitter responded:

Entire controversy started when one of Bhushan’s follower called anti-romeo squad as “India’s tribute to Shakespeare.” The person wrote: “Anti Romeo Squad: India’s tribute to Shakespeare! Won’t b surprised if England, to fight eveteasing, forms Anti Krishn Squad in retaliation!”

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