Keys to an alleged Paris bungalow, a receipt for Rs 5 crore, and “reminiscence of 2013 raid” – these are what the income-tax (I-T) division primarily discovered throughout its raid on properties linked to Tapsee Pannu, the actor mentioned at the moment in three tweets. She ended the final a type of with a put up script: “Not so sasti” anymore.
Her posts got here three days after Wednesday’s raids over alleged tax evasion. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, too, was raided by the I-T division. Each had been reportedly questioned by officers in Pune. Searches occurred at 30 areas in Mumbai and Pune.
Within the first tweet she posted at the moment, she mentioned, “Three days of intense search. Of three issues primarily: 1. The keys of the ‘alleged’ bungalow that I apparently personal in Paris. As a result of summer time holidays are across the nook.”
She adopted it up with two extra tweets.
2. The “alleged” receipt price 5 crores to border n hold for future pitching coz I have been refused that cash earlier than ????
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) March 6, 2021
Anurag Kashyap and Taapsee Pannu are outspoken critics of the federal government and have lent their voice to varied causes, together with the continuing farmer protests towards central legal guidelines. Not too long ago, Ms Pannu had criticised the present of solidarity by celebrities in direction of the federal government in response to pop star Rihanna’s put up drawing consideration to the farmers’ agitation. The actor took a jibe on the pushback and questioned “one tweet” rattling one’s perception.
The raid on properties associated to Ms Pannu and Mr Kashyap evoked sharp reactions a number of political quarters. Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, for example, referred to as the motion “an try and supress their voices”. The RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav tweeted, “Now Nazi govt is chasing social activists, journalists & artists to threaten them towards calling spade a spade.”