Pooja Bedi's anti reservation comment starts a Twitter debate; Netizens put her on the spot

Netizens slam Pooja Bedi for her anti-reservation post on Twitter and ask her about nepotism hinting about daughter Alaya F's Bollywood debut.
Pooja Bedi's anti reservation comment starts a Twitter debate; Netizens put her on the spotPooja Bedi's anti reservation comment starts a Twitter debate; Netizens put her on the spot
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Pooja Bedi landed in a soup after she put up an anti-reservation post on Twitter. In her Tweet, Pooja addressed Priyanka Gandhi, the General Secretary of the All India Congress Party denouncing the concept of reservation and quotas in India. She hailed BJP after the Supreme Court's ruling that stated quotas and reservation for promotion in government jobs isn't a fundamental right. However, her tweet did not go well with the netizens who put her on the spot.

Pooja's tweet read, "Dear @priyankagandhi I think its VERY positive that @BJP4India wants 2 end the quota & reservation systems! if we believe in ONE india & merit & an end to divisive politics.... this is definitely a step in the right direction. This reservation system cannot be a FOREVER entitlement.” She was reacting to a statement made by the Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi." The statement received a lot of criticism and netizens reminded her that being Kabir Bedi's daughter is one of the privileges that she enjoys.

They also questioned her about daughter Alaya's Bollywood debut stating how she got the opportunity to act in films unlike the other struggling actors in Mumbai waiting for a chance. Alaya F recently marked her Bollywood debut with Saif Ali Khan starrer Jawaani Jaaneman. The young debutante played a pivotal role in the film and shared the screen with Saif and Tabu in her first film.

Check out the reactions:

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Pooja you are a part of the problem. You and your daughter have had many opportunities because of your privileged background, while outsiders are treated very badly and barely get a foot in the door. The percentage of reservations should definitely be brought down, but it should not be canceled altogether, because of your closed ranks (the system of entrance to any institution then will be unfair, biased, and partial.) BTW I myself do not qualify for any reservations nor am I a paid troll (LOL).

Why not encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds by giving scholarships for meritorious candidates instead of admissions through quotas when they have low scores and by lowering the bar? Why not spend tax payer money on free coaching for students from poor and historically disadvantaged backgrounds so they score well and reach the bar in the first place? Nobody is responsible for what their ancestors did and can only be punished so much.
Collective punishment is not going to help a civil society make progress or make India a developed country. Focus on the future and learn lessons from the past. Caste system and hatred will remain entrenched in our society as long as politicians play identity/ divisive politics and pit people against each other.

how about equal opportunity with NO nepotism? pass a law on that!

What Pooja said is absolutely correct! One Nation,one rule

Pooja, ignore these paid tweets.

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