NEW DELHI: Actor Aamir Khan on Monday joined the debate over “rising intolerance” in India, saying his wife Kiran Rao had asked if they should move out of the country, as she feared for the safety of their children in a climate of insecurity.
He was speaking at the Ramnath Goenka Awards function of The Indian Express Group. Khan said there was an increased sense of despondency over the past 6-8 months and that he was alarmed by it. “Important that those in power strongly condemn what’s wrong,” Khan said, backing writers and intellectuals who have returned their awards following the Dadri lynching and the murder of rationalists.
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