Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Wednesday mentioned the Earnings Tax raids towards Bollywood figures Anurag Kashyap and Taapsee Pannu are an try to suppress the voices of those that converse towards the Narendra Modi-led authorities.
“Central companies like ED, CBI, and Earnings Tax are getting used to focus on those that take an anti-government stand and converse towards the insurance policies of the regime,” the minister advised reporters outdoors Vidhan Bhavan in south Mumbai.
“The premises of Anurag Kashyap and Pannu have been raided. Each had been elevating their voices towards the Modi authorities.
“This motion has been carried out to suppress their voices,” mentioned Mr Malik, who can be the chief spokesperson of the Sharad Pawar-led NCP.
The Earnings Tax Division on Wednesday raided premises linked to the filmmakers, together with Anurag Kashyap, who launched the now dissolved manufacturing home Phantom Movies, Reliance Leisure group CEO Shibhashish Sarkar and Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu, officers mentioned.
The searches had been being carried out in over 30 places in Mumbai and Pune, officers mentioned.