Just days after Twitterati trolled Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia for posting a tweet criticising the Narendra Modi-led central government, the actress has issued a clarification saying she never meant to demean or personally attack anyone.

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Neha Dhupia clarifies trolled on Twitter for criticising Modi govt
Neha Dhupia

"The intention of my tweet was never to demean or personally attack anyone. It was the mere frustration of a helpless citizen of Mumbai, " said Neha Dhupia in a statement.

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She added, "I've tried to take the high road on the outcome and ignore the people who've abused me and my family and nauseam online. But I felt intimidated as protestors stood outside my house. I am grateful to our police for protecting us and request people to see that my words were about a subject and not a person."

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"My goal was never to hurt anyone's sentiments. I have wholeheartedly and consistently supported the government's movements like" Yoga Day "and "Swachh Bharat" as I will do in the future as well. I hope we can focus on the issues that matter and that my appeal to improve our civic amenities is taken in the right way," read her statement.