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The sensational killing of Nikita Tomar by a stalker in broad daylight has led to national outrage in India. A video of the incident has gone viral and left Bollywood celebrities shocked and disturbed. As #justice4Nikita trends we look at the celebs who have spoken up about the tragedy.
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Kangana Ranaut has recently reacted to the incident while lauding Nikita’s bravery. Unfortunately, she turned it into a remark against a whole community. The actress wrote: "Nikita's bravery is no less than Rani LaxmiBai or Padmavati, jihadi [Muslim extremist] murder[er] was obsessed with her he kept asking her to come with her if she wanted to live she could have given in to his lust she chose to die instead, Devi Nikita rose for every Hindu woman's dignity and pride."
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Sharing the news on Instagram Story, Bhumi Pednekar wrote: "Horrible".
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Payal Ghosh, who recently levelled sexual harassment charges against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, posted on her social media : "No means No!! You can't force anyone to change her religion, you cannot impose yourself on anyone if she's not interested, you cannot force anyone to marry you. If she says no, you can't just....You cannot!!"
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Swara Bhasker tweeted: "Horrifying! #consent is so hard for a toxic masculine mindset to understand! Glad accused Touseef is arrested. Maybe frothing Bhakts should address questions abt this brutal killing & ques of law & order to Khattar govt. Shameful!! (sic)"
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Reacting to the viral video of the crime on Twitter, Ranvir Shorey wrote: "Shocking. I hope his punishment is as swift and more painful."
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"Deeply saddened about #NikitaTomar stalked n killed by #Touseef. Relieved..d murderer n accomplice r caught n will soon be strongly punished. However every crime is judged by religion/caste n politicised #Sad 'All' who commit crime have to be condemned n punished #justice4Nikita (sic)," tweeted 'Rangeela' Urmila Matondkar.
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"Faridabad: Accused Who Shot College Student Dead. why did the #HaryanaPolice act in a lackadaisical manner a girl lost her life because of it had they taken appropriate action this incident cud hv been taken cognigence of her life cud hv bn saved," tweeted Nagma.
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Meera Chopra shared: "So it seems women safety will always be a dream in india!"
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"The brutal murder is on the video. Still if the murderers of #NikitaTomar survive for years under the pretext of a fair trial, our judiciary must introspect. I demand immediate justice, as a common Indian, my countdown has started," shared 'Teri Mitti' lyricist Manoj Muntashir.
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