Vij says screening of ‘Padmavat’ with high security to theatres : Anil Vij, the Health Minister of Haryana said that the state government of Haryana said that the state government will provide high-level of security to all the movie theatres where ‘Padmaavat’ will be screened.
Anil Vij said, “Although Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had directed the theatres to not release the film viewing it as a issue of public sentiments but respecting the Supreme Court’s order, the state had taken a decision to provide high security to the theatres where the film would be screened.“We have have ordered the administration and the police to immediately tighten the security across the state,” he added. He added that the government of Haryana was trying to curb the violence that erupted in the state against the movie and ensured that stringent actions will be taken against the culprits.
In some states, including Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Haryana, the members of Karni Sena and other fringe outfits have resorted to burning posters and vandalising the ticket counter of the movie theaters.It is to be mentioned that the Superme Court refused to modify its earlier order to set aside the notification passed by the states of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat to ban the release of the flick, yesterday.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial but most awaited Padmaavat will be released across the country tomorrow. Incidents of vandalism and protests have been witnessed even today and several persons have been arrested at various places in this regard.
– PTC News