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PADMAVATI CONTROVERSY: PUNJAB CM CAPT. AMARINDER SINGH FAVOURS VIOLENT PROTESTERS

By Mandeep Kaur . 21st November 2017 11:30pm
PADMAVATI CONTROVERSY: PUNJAB CM CAPT. AMARINDER SINGH FAVOURS VIOLENT PROTESTERS

Politics against movies is not a new thing in India. Whether it comes to the content, dialogues or presentation of facts in the film. Without any exception, same is happening with the upcoming flick ‘Padmavati’ starring Deepika Padukone, Ranvir Singh, Shahid Kapoor in lead roles. The Padmavati controversy started since the film went on the floor, its sets were vandalized twice. Then onwards the threats, the degrading comments were never-ending. Starting from Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Kesav Prasad Maurya who said that they would not allow the release of the film in the state unless its “controversial portions” were removed. Rajasthan higher and technical education minister Kiran Maheshwari joined the league and said, "deceit in any case with the history of immortal valor of such women cannot be accepted." [caption id="attachment_24276" align="alignnone" width="768"]Padmavati Padmavati poster[/caption] Even the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has written to state that the release of the film can pose a law and order problem for the state. Now the chief minister of Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh also gave his opinion on the matter. He also supported the people who are backing the violent protests. He particularly said that

“Nobody will accept any distortion of history and those who are protesting are rightly doing so."
On contrary, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee extended her support to the film and said,
“Controversy was a calculated plan of a political party to destroy the freedom of expression."
Let’s see what is stored next to this controversy?