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Padmavati controversy: Yogi Adityanath government urges I&B to postpone movie release date

Padmavati controversy: Yogi Adityanath government urges I&B to postpone movie release date
Written by Pallavi Parmar

After so much controversy over the release of Padmavati across India, now UP government wrote a letter to Information and Broadcast Ministry. As per the reports, the letter of UP government demanding to postpone the release date of Padmavati movie in the state. As public anger over the script and contorting history in a movie may lead to a severe effect on law and order of India. Also, Uttar Pradesh government want to postpone the Padmavati movie because the UP state civic polls result to be declared on 1 December 2017. In the wake of this UP government urged Information and Broadcasting ministry to postpone movie across the state.

UP government in a letter to I&B ministry asked that censor board have to be aware of these issues before issuing or granting a certificate to the film. They have also copied this letter to CEO of the CBFC Central Board of Film Certification. This decision comes after the massive protest against the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie Padmavati across the country. Especially this protest has turned into violence in Rajasthan where the members of Karni Sena has vandalised the Kota cinema hall.

The members of the Rajput community have torn off the posters of the Padmavati movie in regions like Gurgaon and Rajasthan. So, seeking all this controversy and protest over Padmavati, UP government has strikes on the release date because of the security arrangements during the elections. In Uttar Pradesh civic polls to be held on November 22, 26 and 29. And the counting of the votes to be done on 1st December along with Padmavati release.

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Pallavi Parmar

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