Kunal Kamra trolls senior Journalist in flight, Indigo bans him
Stand up comedian Kunal Kamra yesterday shared a video of him on social media. In this video he was continuously provoking famous journalist Arnab Goswami.
Mumbai: Stand up comedian Kunal Kamra yesterday shared a video of him on social media. In this video he was continuously provoking famous journalist Arnab Goswami. Kamra shared in his public post that he did that for his friend Rohit and Arnab ignored him in the flight when he tried to start a conversation.But, when he didn’t get response from Arnab then he started asking him series of question on his news style.
Kamra tweeted that "Arnab Goswami was again travelling in his flight while returning from Lucknow". "I again asked him politely if he wants to have a honest discussion he with his verbal arrogant hand jester he asked me to move away & I did that," he tweeted.
The comedian was suspended from flying by IndiGo and Air India on Tuesday after he allegedly heckled Goswami aboard a Mumbai-Lucknow plane and posted a video clip on his Twitter handle. After posting the video Kunal Kamra shared a statement.
He said, he did "exactly what Republic TV journalists do to people in their private/public spaces. A member of the Anti-national club approached Arnab for a dialogue, he could educate me better on national interests & how I should keep nation first... instead of that he chose to watch some shitty movie & not engage."
After all this drama Indigo tweeted," we are suspending Mr. Kunal Kamra from flying with IndiGo for a period of six months, as his conduct onboard was unacceptable behaviour."
Following this Air India also banned him flying with them. They tweeted, In view of the incident onboard Indigo, Air India wishes to inform that conduct of Person concerned is unacceptable.With a view to discourage such behavior onboard flts, Mr Kunal Kamra is suspended from flying on any Air India flt until further notice."
Kamra stated he had not done anything criminal by allegedly heckling Goswami.