An Independence Day celebration at a school in Punjab has irked people after students portrayed a Muslim boy as a terrorist in the play.
The play was held at a school under the Bhulath constituency near Punjab's Jalandhar where students had allegedly shown a boy in the religious white cap as a terrorist.
After the purported video went viral, people on Twitter lashed out at the ruling AAP government.
This is a scene from a skit arranged by a Govt school in Bholath, Punjab. Clearly, Muslims projected as terrorists.— Jas Oberoi | ਜੱਸ ਓਬਰੌਏ (@iJasOberoi) August 16, 2022
Punjab Govt should take strict action against the school staff responsible for choreographing this. Thank you @SukhpalKhaira for bringing it to everybody’s notice. pic.twitter.com/yBzTTYJ0tK
Following the incident, Congress demanded an apology from AAP, saying that the drama had painted the entire Muslim community as terrorists.
This is a scene from a Independence Day celebrations skit on 15 Aug by a Govt school in Bholath, Punjab. Clearly, entire Muslim community projected as terrorists by Punjab’s AAP Govt.(No difference between BJP & AAP in communal politics) pic.twitter.com/2c2srKLCGz— Kamran Chida (@ChidaKamran) August 16, 2022