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Chinmayi slams Kangana Ranaut's insensitive statement on depression!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Singer Chinmayi has been actively singing for charity during the lockdown and has raised funds of more than 85 lakhs for people struggling during the pandemic. The singer has been constantly spreading awareness on various issues and speaks on issues against women on social media.

Chinmayi has now slammed Kangana Ranaut’s recent tweet where she has claimed that depression is caused due to drug abuse.Kangana Ranaut had tweeted, "Repeat after me, depression is a consequence of drug abuse. So called high society rich star children who claim to be classy and have a good upbringing ask their manager ,” MAAL HAI KYA?” #boycottBollywoodDruggies #DeepikaPadukone".

Chinmayi criticised her tweet stating that such statements stigmatises seeking help. Chinmayi's tweets read "Non smokers, teetotallers, non coffee / tea drinkers, non paan eaters, health / fitness freaks, people whoShe has criticised her tweet as statements like these stigmatises seeking help. people who are ‘Godly’, can also get depression. Learn the difference between Clinical/ situational depression. Statements like this stigmatises seeking help…. Survivors of all genders carry the trauma of sexual assault for decades. We are now talking about inter generational trauma, epigenetics. Shaming and stigma prevents women in India from even being aware of something called Post Partum Depression. Depression is real. Take help."

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