Alanna Panday, a cousin of actress Ananya Panday recently posted a picture of herself in a bikini, which received nasty comments from many Instagram users. The model’s latest post on her Instagram calls out to one specific woman who commented that Alanna deserved “to be gang-raped” for posting such pictures. Additionally, the troll tagged Alanna’s parents in the comment as well. In her post, Alanna also added a screenshot of other mean comments that she received on the same photo.

The next time you decide to channel your anger towards someone you don’t know on Instagram, stop and rethink. The world could use more love and less a**holes right now.

“This happened months ago, wish I had spoken about it sooner, but waking up and reading things like this just became normal to me – it’s an everyday part of my life. Here’s 1% of what I have to wake up and read every day,” Alanna wrote under her post.

In a separate post, Alanna shared a picture of herself in lingerie and called out body shaming of women, especially at the hands of other women. “Stop body-shaming women. I have to wake up everyday and read the nastiest comments. Comments from people that don’t know me as human. What’s worse that waking up to hateful comments about my body everyday, is that it comes from other women,” she wrote, further adding, “The next time you decide to channel your anger towards someone you don’t know on Instagram, stop and rethink. The world could use more love and less a**holes right now.”

Ananya Panday cheered her cousin and commented, “YESSSSS LANSHUUUUU TELL EM u beautiful,” to which Alanna replied with hearts.

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Since 2020 is the year we don’t keep quiet – Yes I’m “FLAT”, yes I have a “small ass”, No being skinny does NOT mean you have an eating disorder. I know I’m not perfect, I still LOVE my body. Stop body shaming women. I have to wake up everyday and read the nastiest comments, comments from people that don’t know me as human. What’s worse that waking up to hateful comments about my body everyday, is that it comes from other women. I didn’t choose this body I was born with it. Am I less of a woman cause i’m not “curvy”? Hypothetically if I was one of those women who circum to this pressure and under go surgery, I’m then “plastic” and “fake”, right? Basically, you’ll are impossible to please. Hiding behind a screen has made it so easy for people to hate. It doesn’t matter if you have 5000, 500K or 5 million followers, don’t forget that there’s another human with FEELINGS at the other end. The next time you decide to channel your anger towards someone you don’t know on Instagram, stop and rethink. The world could use more love and less assholes right now ❤️🌈 #ThisIsMe

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Alarming Growth In Cases Of Cyber-Bullying

Recently Instagram came out with an anti-bullying feature that enables users to delete troll comments in bulk. Alanna’s cousin Ananya had launched the “So Positive” initiative last year in July, on World Social Media Day, to fight cyber-bullying. “Our generation is prone to insensitive remarks. I wonder why civil conduct followed in real life is not followed on social media. Why make social media a dumping ground of so much hate, (Why) be so negative? (Why) not just be positive?” Ananya had said in the video that announced the launch of her initiative.

Alanna, daughter of fitness expert Deanne Panday and businessman Aloke Sharad Panday, is a model and social influencer. She has graduated from London College of Fashion, in fashion management, as per a news report.

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Dyuti Gupta is an intern with SheThePeople.TV

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