Published On: Mon, Dec 28th, 2015

Education is important to avoid future criminals: Priyanka

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United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) event was held and the Bollywood contemporary leading actress, Priyanka Chopra, attended the occasion where talked about the significant role of education.  National Award-winning and gorgeous Bollywood actress said that education is the only facet that can avoid the creation of future criminals.

Whereas, commenting on the release of the juvenile involved in the 2012 Delhi gang rape, she stated as “That is an extremely heinous crime. As a woman, I’m not just appalled and shocked but I am amazed that children can be capable of something that heinous. Secondly, I believe that investing time in adolescents is very important during their rehabilitation, and educating boys that they should not indignity a woman.”

It was inquired about the Juvenile Justice Bill, which calls for the trial of those aged between 16 and 18 years as adults for heinous offences.

The stunning actress from Mary Kom film stated that “It is a tricky situation when it comes to this case, but I do believe that when dealing with crimes such as this, the focus should be on education and rehabilitation of the children so that we don’t create future criminals. And how it is done needs to be addressed individually,”

Earlier it was inquired about her when her cousin Parineeti Chopra ignited a dispute on the slimness in Bollywood, the winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000, Priyanka told that she doesn’t believe in the ‘size-zero’ theory. She further stated that the Indian women are always recognized for their curves and it should be their pride.

She stated it as “I am not a believer of size-zero and have maintained this stance for many years. I believe that everyone is beautiful in every shape and size. Indian women, especially, are born to be curvaceous and they should take pride in that,”

She also stated that she cannot stay hungry for size zero, although she believes in the healthy and nutritious diet. Her cousin Parineeti recently took the attention of weight-watchers after her size zero photo-shoot.

On the professional front, the actor is on a roll with her international TV series Quantico, and the recent success of her period drama Bajirao Mastani.

 

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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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