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Sacred Games Controversy: Delhi High Court ready to hear plea on Monday

Sacred Games Controversy: Delhi High Court ready to hear plea on Monday
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Sacred Games Controversy: The Delhi High Court today said it will hear on July 16 on a petition seeking removal of some scenes from Netflix latest launched series ‘Sacred Games’. The petition has claimed that some of the contents of this web series insulted the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. On the issue before the bench of Justice Sanjeev Khanna and Justice Chandrashekhar, he said that he will look into the petition and the CD and it was listed for Monday. The petition has alleged that some scenes and dialogues of ‘Sacred Games’ have insulted the late Congress leader and Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar, said that case will be listed in front of the second bench. The Acting Chief Justice refused to hear it, without any reason. In the petition filed through advocate Shashank Garg, petitioner lawyer Nikhil Bhalla has argued that the show, played by Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, shown incorrectly in different parts of the country like the Bofors issue, Shah Bano case, Babri Masjid case and communal riots in Mumbai. In the petition, Netflix Entertainment, the producer of the show, Phantom Films Production Limited, and the Center has been asked to direct the removal of alleged indecent scenes and abusive remarks shown against the former Prime Minister and his family directly or indirectly.

Famous web series ‘Sacred Games’ starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin and Radhika Apte, the story of a police officer who tries to foil terrorist attacks in Mumbai. This web series is based on Vikram Chandra’s novel. Its story is based on Mumbai’s criminal background. This series has been jointly directed by Vikramaditya Motwani and Anurag Kashyap.

Congress worker Rajiv Sinha has filed a complaint in the Girish Park police station in Kolkata on Tuesday alleging that the producer, actor Nawazuddin, and producer of ‘Sacred Games’ jointly responsible for the insult of Rajiv Gandhi in the show Are there. An official of Girish Park police station said that the police is investigating the case. Sinha has also been referred to the Police Commissioner, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) and Deputy Commissioner (Central Division).

 

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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