#Candle4SSR: Peaceful digital protest initiated for Sushant Singh Rajput

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Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Ishkaran Singh Bhandari, lawyer of former Cabinet Minister Subramanian Swamy, has called for a peaceful digital protest to demand justice for Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who passed away in Mumbai last month.

Bhandari has urged Sushant’s fans to light a candle in his name at 8pm on Wednesday and share photographs on Twitter tagging him, which he will retweet.

The protest, #Candle4SSR, is also a peaceful way of requesting authorities to initiate a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the actor’s untimely demise.

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Bhandari shared a video of himself urging everyone to take part in the peaceful protest.

“3,00,000+ views of this video asking 1st ever Digital Protest in World for Justice to SSR! 75,000+ tweets of #Candle4SSR. Let’s all light candles, at 8pm Today! Let’s Make HISTORY! Tweet/FB/insta pictures or VIDEO & TAG me, will retweet!” Bhandari tweeted on an unverified account on Wednesday.

“I too will light a candle at 8 pm in memory of SSR and promise to bring to book those behind his untimely and unnatural death,” shared Swamy on his verified Twitter account the same day.

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Sushant was found hanging at his residence on June 14. Postmortem report stated that the actor committed suicide.

Since last month, several politicians, celebrities and common people have been voicing a demand for CBI enquiry into the 34-year-old actor’s death, which is currently being investigated by Mumbai Police.

–IANS

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