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Akshay trolled for Canadian passport after tweet on BMC

users questioned him about his citizenship since he did not vote in Mumbai on 29 April in the fourth round of the seven-phase of the Lok Sabha election


Mumbai: Bollywood actor ’s Canadian citizenship became a subject of trolling on Sunday after the actor welcomed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s debut on , saying people can now tweet their “suggestions and grievances” to the civic body directly.

Akshay soon turned a subject of intense speculation. Twitter users questioned him about his citizenship since he did not vote in Mumbai on 29 April in the fourth round of the seven-phase of the Lok Sabha election.

Later, the 51-year-old actor said he had never hidden or denied the fact that he held a Canadian passport.

On Sunday, the actor tweeted, “The is now on twitter as @mybmc, you can now tweet your suggestions/ grievances to directly and get them addressed. Try it now to make your voice heard directly.”

This, however, didn’t go down well with several people who called the tweet ironical.

The replies to his tweet ranged from being abusive to ones mentioning his Canadian nationality.

“Toothpaste mein desh ki mitti hai, handwash mein desh ki suraksha hai, saabun mein deshbhakti ka jhaag hailekin passport mein desh ki naagrikta nahi hai. Ye kaisa deshprem hai. Canadian,” a user wrote.

The actor had earlier said he doesn’t understand the “unwarranted interest and negativity” about his citizenship as he works in the country and pays his taxes here.

“While all these years, I have never needed to prove my love for India to anyone, I find it disappointing that my citizenship issue is constantly dragged into needless controversy, a matter that is personal, legal, non-political, and of no consequence to others,” Akshay Kumar had said.

Akshay has close ties with . He had received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Windsor. He has taken Canadian citizenship while he claims dual citizenship. He is likely an Overseas Citizen of India based on the fact that the Constitution of India prohibits full dual citizenship.

Akshay Kumar was one of the 15 international celebrities invited for the Olympics torch-bearer rally to . He became endorsed Canadian Tourism as a brand ambassador until the summer of 2012.

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