Prime News, National, New Delhi, December 27:- The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) has sought a public apology from actors Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Scheduled Castes on a TV show.
The commission has sent a letter to both the actors, acting on a complaint that accused the actors of using derogatory words on a TV show which hurt the sentiments of the entire Valmiki community.
“The Commission desires you to tender an unconditional public apology for your remarks within a fortnight of receiving this letter failing which the Commission would be constrained to recommend appropriate legal action against you under relevant laws,” the letter by NCSK deputy director Varinder Singh said.
Last week, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) had issued a notice to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the police commissioners of Delhi and Mumbai seeking action against the actors in accordance with the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act, 2015, within a week.
-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)