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State still not keen on getting dance bars on the floor

DNMUM381124 | 1/12/2017 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :378



Mumbai: Continuing its resistance towards reopening of dance bars, the state government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that “there’s no art in the dance performed by these dancers”.
During a hearing in the apex court in the Mumbai dance bar case, the government counsel said, “There’s no art in their dance, they aren’t trained artistes and hence their dance may become obscene.”
The SC, however, has given the licensing authority six weeks to look into the possibility of issuing licences to about 50 applicants on the basis old norms.
“We are yet to get the order. What we have learnt is that SC has told the licensing authority to come up with a solution,” said a senior home department official.
Sources say that
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