Ankita, Kangana and others join #Candle4SSR digital protest for justice for Sushant

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Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput

Mumbai : Lawyer of former Cabinet Minister Subramanian Swamy, Ishkaran Singh Bhandari called for a peaceful digital protest to demand justice for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Bhandari urged Sushant's fans to light a candle in his name at 8pm on Wednesday and share photographs on Twitter tagging him, which he will retweet.

Actress Ankita Lokhande also lit a candle and took part in the digital movement of #Candle4SSR as she prays that he keeps smiling wherever he is! Sharing a picture on Twitter she wrote, " HOPE,PRAYERS AND STRENGTH !!! Keep smiling wherever you are."

The protest, #Candle4SSR, is also a peaceful way of requesting authorities to initiate a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the actor's demise.

Bhandari shared a video of himself urging everyone to take part in the peaceful protest.

"3,00,000+ views of this video asking 1st ever Digital Protest in World for Justice to SSR! 75,000+ tweets of #Candle4SSR. Let's all light candles, at 8pm Today! Let's Make HISTORY! Tweet/FB/insta pictures or VIDEO & TAG me, will retweet!" Bhandari tweeted on an unverified account on Wednesday. I too will light a candle at 8 pm in memory of SSR and promise to bring to book those behind his untimely and unnatural death," shared Swamy on his verified Twitter account the same day.

Sushant was found hanging at his residence on June 14. Postmortem report stated that the actor committed suicide.

Here's who all came in support: