Actor Richa Chadha does not support the furore over marijuana and its use. The actor tweeted the benefits of weed and it’s significance in the Indian culture. Richa mentioned how marijuana is among the five holy plants in ayurveda. “Cannabis is one of the 5 sacred plants mentioned in the Atharvaveda. Bhaang is considered Bholanath ka prasad, is even legal on Mahashivratri and Holi! There are several references to weed in our texts. In fact the name ‘Indica’ literally means ‘from India’,” she wrote in a tweet.
“The time when the world is waking up to the medicinal benefits of marijuana, we have boomers frothing at the mouth shouting DRUGS! Face with rolling eyes Please do some research, stop insulting this gift of Soma. Ignorant people do not have the right to insult our heritage or faith,” she added.
The investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput recently took a turn after the Enforcement Directorate found evidences that drugs were supplied to Sushant and his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. The Narcotics Control Bureau then filed an FIR against Rhea and others.