Bollywood celebrities Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, could not have darshan of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, here on Tuesday evening, following strong protest registered by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal activists.
They were protesting against them in view of Ranbir’s statement regarding beef. The Bollywood artists along with the production team of Brahmastra film came here to pray for the success of the film. Amid verbal duel and assault between policemen and activists, chaos prevailed around the Mahakaleshwar Temple for more than two hours. As soon as the activists of Hindu organisations got to know that Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Kapoor, Brahmastra movie director Ayan Mukerji and the production team would come to the temple around 7 pm on Tuesday, they became alert from 4 o’clock itself.
This is exactly the reception nepo kids should get wherever they go in India. Big Beef guy Ranbir & charsi 10th fail #AyanMukerji & terror funder #AliaBhatt chased from Ujjain Mahakal temple.
Beef bhi khayenge Mahakal mandir bhi jayenge ..#BoycottBramhashtra #BoycottBollywood https://t.co/SXZE75bwCO
— Imperial Tiffin (@Yash_Dhawan_) September 7, 2022
They started gathering around the VIP entrance gate, but the police did not notice it. The protesters led by VHP leader Ashok Jain Chaywala and Bajrang Dal leader Ankit Choubey showed black flags and raised slogans. When the police tried to stop the protesters, the Bajrang Dal activists had a fierce argument with the police, the police chased the activists and the whole incident was caught on camera. Although the film’s production team and Ayan Mukerji director took darshan of Baba Mahakal in the sanctum-sanctorum of the temple and also talked with the media, Alia and Ranveer could not reach the temple.