Richa Chadha on Sri Lanka crisis: ‘When corrupt politics is exposed, the king runs away with his life’

The situation in Sri Lanka has worsened after the resignation of Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe. Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has written a taunting post regarding the situation in Sri Lanka. While sharing the tweet of a journalist, the actress wrote that when the corruption of politics explodes, the king runs away after saving his life.

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Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on Monday flown to an airbase near the main international airport, news agency AFP reported, thereby sparking speculation that he will flee to exile abroad. The president had fled the presidential palace in Colombo under naval protection, shortly before thousands of protesters stormed the building.

Actress Richa Chadha taking a dig at the ‘religious hysteria-filled’ politics around the world, tweeted, “Yemen was also starved before Ukraine. The public has only one thing to understand that when such cruel, religious hysteria-filled, corrupt politics is exposed, the king runs away with his life. Be it Sri Lanka or Afghanistan. Hungry people are left behind. All the help is limited to hashtags only.”

Richa Chadha takes a jibe at the situation in Sri Lanka

Reacting to the actress’s tweet, a user wrote, “Soon India will also realize this things, Wake up it’s before late.”

Let us tell you that Sri Lanka, a country with a population of more than 60 lakhs, has been going through economic crisis for a long time. For the first time after independence, in April 2021, the biggest economic crisis was registered in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s economy has fallen by 3.6 percent.

The food crisis has increased in front of Sri Lanka, which is facing problems on the economic front. For the first time in April 2021, Sri Lanka recorded the biggest economic decline since independence. Then the economy here fell by 3.6 percent.

Food emergency was declared by the President in August 2021, but instead of improving, the situation got worse day by day, after which in March 2022, the people of Sri Lanka started protesting against the government.

On 1 April 2022, the President imposed emergency and in April itself, the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka resigned. Now the PM of the country has also resigned, even after that the anger of the people did not calm down. The protesters also set the PM’s private residence on fire and also ransacked Rashtrapati Bhavan in Colombo.

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