Bollywood celebrities like Farhan Akhtar, Riteish Deshmukh and Anupam Kher are shocked and horrified by the news of attacks on tribals in Assam. The death toll in the attacks by Bodo militants on unarmed tribals has risen to 65 and the stars of Hindi film industry are saddened by the news.
Here's what they tweeted:
Farhan Akhtar: More innocent lives lost. This time in Assam... the circle of violence has to end before it obliterates all hope. #RIP
Anupam Kher: It is important to register rage more than shock. Assam killings of innocent lives needs Action. They should not end up as just a news item.
Onir: Is it that the horrific killings of the tribals in #Assam does not shake our nation as tribal lives don't really matter. #Shame #saddened
Goldie Behl: Sabse badi behen saaton mein #Assam Aaj tu akeli nahi hum sab hai tere saath
Riteish Deshmukh: Assam Killings - #Shocking #DisgraceToHumanity #AreWeHumans?
Boman Irani: 40 innocents killed in Assam? The boundaries of hell blurring and nearing!
Vishal Dadlani: What horrific news to wake up to! Assam, we are all with you, and each of the victims!! #AssamAttack
Raveena Tandon: So dastardly cowardly "men"???targeting women and children again!!! This time in Sonitpur Assam!!comb the jungles,flush them out!Finish them
Vikram Bhatt: It's sad that the adivasis of Assam don't make for tears, #standwithassam. For the world to look, first we must look.
Shaan: Just got to know of the Killing of Innocent Tribals in Assam...WHAT IS WRONG WITH US!! WHY ARE WE KILLING EACH OTHER??WHEN WILL THIS END??