Dangal star Zaira Wasim blasts Union Minister Vijay Goel over remarks on veil

Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Vijay Goel landed in this controversy after he tweeted a photo of him standing before a painting of two women, one in the veil and another caged naked, and likened it with the life of Zaira Wasim

Dangal star Zaira Wasim blasts Union Minister Vijay Goel over remarks on veil

Dangal actor Zaira Wasim on Friday began a Twitter battle with Union Minister Vijay Goel over his on veil and comparing it with her struggle.

Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Vijay Goel landed in this controversy after he tweeted a photo of him standing before a painting of  two women, one in the veil and another caged naked, and likened it with the life of Zaira Wasim.

Along with the picture taken from the India Art Fest at Thyagraj Stadium in Delhi, he tweeted: “This painting tells a story similar to @zairawasim. Pinjara tod kar humari betiyaan badhne lagi hai aage. More power to our daughters!”




After being tagged by the minister on micro-blogging site, Zaira retorted to Goel, saying that not to connect me to such a discourteous depiction.

“Sir, with all respect to you, I feel I must disagree. I request you not to connect me to such a discourteous depiction. Women in hijab are beautiful and free. Moreover, the story depicted through this painting is not even remotely relevant to mine,” she said.





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