Safai Karamcharis sought apology from Salman and Shilpa

Vastavam web: The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) has sought a public apology from actors Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Scheduled Castes on a TV show.The commission has sent a letter to both the actors, acting on a complaint that accused the actors of using derogatory words on a TV show which hurt the sentiments of the entire Valmiki community.Last week, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) had issued a notice to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the police commissioners of Delhi and Mumbai seeking action against the actors in accordance with the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act, 2015, within a week.

The NCSC had issued the notice after receiving a complaint from an ex-chairman of the Delhi Commission for Safai Karamcharis, Harnam Singh.The remarks by the actors had sparked protests by the members of the Valmiki community in many parts of the country.