Salman Khan preaches everyone on road safety and cautious driving. Internet laughs at the irony.

Salman Khan recently launched a new series of bicycles, under his 'Being Human' foundation, which has now become quite a brand among 'some people.'

At the launch of the electric bikes on Monday, 5th June the 51 year old actor decided to turn into a spokesperson for 'cautious driving' and 'road safety' - preaching people about the do's and don't while driving on the roads.

According to a News Daily, the 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' actor was quoted as saying, "I think cycles are okay but motorcycles are really dangerous for them (youth) and for other people around. We shoot in Film City, so I see on the highway people racing and recklessly. Back in the time, there used to be races at the reclamation, I lost a friend of mine. I am against that. If you want to race, do that on the racing tracks. Don’t use main roads and out yourself and others, who are travelling with you, in danger."

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You might wonder, what the whole point of bringing this up is, since what he's saying only makes complete sense for the most part. Only it doesn't.

Well, there's a major irony involved in Khan's statement here.

The controversial star, was committed of culpable homicide in the year 2015, which was followed with the death of the key eye witness and the dragged out justice which never really saw the fruition it had set to prevail, when almost 15 years ago, back in 2002 - the actor was arrested following allegations of driving his Toyota Land Cruiser in a drunk state and running it over four footpath dwellers, killing one of them and injuring the others.

Yes. So, now imagine the irony of it all.

The fact that all this 'gyaan' was being taught by someone who's been accused of killing someone else following an incident of rash driving, didn't go down well with people online.

Here is how Twitter responded after Salman's sudden role-reversal:











Though Salman's stint with the court lasted for almost 15 years, he was acquitted of all charges by the Bombay High Court because of lack of evidence, as the court stated, “prosecution has failed to prove the charges against Khan on all counts”.

What are your thoughts on Salman's guide to "road safety"?

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