OMG! Akshay Kumar Promotes ‘DOWRY’? Nitin Gadkari's Road Safety Advertisement Faces BRUTAL Backlash On Social Media!

Akshay Kumar landed in trouble as he was allegedly seen promoting Dowry in a new government advertisement trying to promote safety with six airbags

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OMG! Akshay Kumar Promotes ‘DOWRY’? Nitin Gadkari's Road Safety Advertisement Faces BRUTAL Backlash On Social Media!
Akshay Kumar has once again found himself on the receiving end and the netizens do not plan on showing him any mercy!

Well, the trouble for Khiladi Kumar brewed after his new advertisement about road safety drew flak. Social media users alleged that the advertisement was promoting orthodox and evil traditions like dowry, which is ironically a punishable offence in India.


Additionally, Union minister Nitin Gadkari shared the video on his social media handle as a way to promote the government's campaign about road safety and urged citizens to use a car with 6 airbags.

The video begins with a Bidai ceremony and a father crying as he bids adieu to his daughter after her wedding. Akshay Kumar, who is dressed up as a policeman, is heard telling the father how is he sending a newly married couple in a car that has just two airbags.

Shortly after the advertisement was shared online, netizens claimed that the government was trying to promote dowry.

One user wrote, “Now we have the Indian government promoting #dowry. @akshaykumar what message are you giving out by endorsing this ad made in such poor taste. The imp of 6 airbags could hv been shown in many other ways...This ad is wrong in so many ways!! @nitin_gadkari.”









Clearly, the concept behind the video was to promote safety with six airbags, but it ended up facing severe criticism for ‘promoting the practice of dowry’.

Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi wondered who passes such creatives that end up ‘promoting the evil and criminal act of dowry’.

A user called out the central government for propagating dowry in the name of spreading awareness about road safety.

Another user wrote, “It is 2022 and the Govt of India cannot get a message of road safety across without also promoting giving car as dowry (which as per Indian law is, by the way, illegal). Great going.”

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