Akshay Kumar’s ad is promoting dowry system, know why there is a ruckus on Twitter

Akshay Kumar controversial Ad video : Recently, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has also shared an ad based on road safety with his Twitter handle. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is seen in this ad video. This advertisement has been issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of India (MORTH). But this ad shared by Nitin Gadkari on social media is being fiercely criticized. Know what is the reason behind it…

This ad is based on road safety

Let us tell you that the government has issued a TVC ad with Akshay Kumar to bring awareness among the people about 6 airbags. Sharing this ad with his Twitter handle, Nitin Gadkari wrote – ‘Make life safe by traveling in a vehicle with 6 airbags.’ Akshay Kumar is in the role of a traffic cop in the TVC ad made on 6 airbags. The ad is showing the farewell of a girl’s wedding. In which the girl is crying sitting inside the car gifted by her father. In such a situation, Akshay Kumar comes and he tells his father that there are no 6 airbags in this car. In such a situation, if the daughter will not cry, then what will she laugh? After this the father gifts her a car with 6 airbags and the daughter starts laughing. The importance of 6 airbags at the time of accident has also been explained with the help of graphic in the middle of the ad.

After all, what is being shown in this ad of Akshay, which is being criticized

Now the news is that in the video content of this ad made to bring awareness, it is being said to promote the practice of dowry. Many veterans and users on social media are strongly criticizing the video content released by MORTH, accusing Nitin Gadkari of promoting dowry system. Since it is shown in the ad, the girl is taking a vehicle with 2 airbags from her maternal home and then Akshay is seen pushing the girl’s father to get a vehicle with 6 airbags not two. So critics have assessed this video as dowry pressure on the father of a daughter.

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Regarding this ad of Akshay, critics say that who makes such an ad. Terming the ad as “problematic”, Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi wondered, “Who passes such creatives that ‘promote the evil and criminal act of dowry’. He wrote in his tweet, ‘This is a problematic ad. Who Passes Such Creatives? Is the government spending money to promote the safety aspect of the car or promoting the evil and criminal act of dowry through this advertisement?’ Not only this, Trinamool Congress national spokesperson Saket Gokhale said – It is very bad to see that dowry is being promoted officially by the Government of India.

Users are criticizing like this

Another user trolling the content of this ad has questioned this ad and asked, ‘This ad has completely lost the plot. Is this a wedding shown in which the bride should carry a car with 6 airbags in her dowry? What is? These government advertisements are so childish and mis-conceived. Couldn’t they talk about security any other way? Another user wrote – ‘Only in India the government will spend tax payer money to create an ad campaign promoting a punishable crime like dowry’

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