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What have we come to be? HC on ‘Padmavati’

DNMUM402634 | 12/8/2017 | Author : Mustafa Plumber | WC :470 | Cinema & Entertainment



Mumbai: Speaking out openly in support of the release of Padmavati, the Bombay High court said “What have we come to be? This is censorship of different kind, where you’ll not be alive to say anything. We’re very disturbed.”
The observations came while a division bench of Justices SC Dharmadhikari and Bharati Dangre was hearing a petition filed by the family of deceased rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar and Dr Govind Pansare, seeking a court monitored probe. The bench came down heavily on the situation where chief ministers of many states have stopped screening of films. “We’ve been noting that all the crimes and attempts by fringe groups to attack rational views and expressions is disturbing,” it said.
“What would have happened
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