No Padmavat screening in Rajasthan, her dignity at stake: Vasundhara Raje

Padmavat screening: Stating that the decision was taken to “respect the emotions of public in the state”, Vasundhara Raje instructed Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria to ensure that Padmavat is not screened in the state.

Written by Mohammad Hamza Khan | Jaipur | Updated: January 9, 2018 7:24 am
Vasundhara Raje says no Padmavat screening in Rajasthan Padmavat screening: In a letter to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani in November, Vasundhara Raje urged that the film should not be released without “necessary changes”.

Days after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) cleared the release of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati, with several cuts and a change in the title to Padmavat, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced on Monday that the film will not be screened in the state.

“The movie will not be screened in any cinema hall in the state. Rani Padmini’s sacrifice is associated with honour, esteem and pride of the state, so Rani Padmini is not merely a history chapter for us, but is our self-esteem. We will not allow her dignity to be hurt howsoever,” the CM said in a statement.

Stating that the decision was taken to “respect the emotions of public in the state”, Raje instructed Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria to ensure that the film is not screened in the state.

While the CBFC has cleared the film, there is no official statement yet on its release date. Quoting industry sources, a PTI report said on Monday that it was likely to be released on January 25. The film was earlier scheduled to be released on December 1.

In a letter to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani in November, Raje urged that the film should not be released without “necessary changes”. She said a committee with “famous historians, film personalities and members of the aggrieved community” should be constituted to discuss the storyline in detail.

The CBFC then invited a panel of experts, and “suggested” changes. However, the Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS), Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS), Shri Rajput Sabha and other outfits demanded that the film should be banned.

Claiming that the committee members who reviewed the film had found several “mistakes”, SRKS state president Mahipal Singh said “there is no reason to release the movie.”

Sukhdev Singh, SRRKS national president, threatened violence and vandalism of cinema halls if the film is released.

Meanwhile, SRKS founder patron Lokendra Kalvi has announced a protest in Chittorgarh on January 27 to oppose the release of the film.

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  1. יִםךטאַרןמןאט
    Jan 9, 2018 at 9:17 pm
    Vasundra is a sore loser.
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    1. Robbie S
      Jan 9, 2018 at 1:45 pm
      Welcome to the era of 1939. The rise of Hindus have risen. What those Aryans have failed to do back in 1939 has started again. USA, France ,Russia and UK, please watch India closely and be prepared to wipe out another regime. We need you Allied forces.
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      1. Gulrez Ahmed Khan
        Jan 9, 2018 at 12:48 pm
        Hahaha, they are silly and Hippocratic people, these politicians has ramped down galore of India in past 20 years, they engaged people of India in controversies about Padmavat, Vande Matram, Mandir-Masjid, Hindu Muslim, this their bread and butter to fool the people rally these issue. Really we are biggest fools in world, we don't raise issue with our political saver why GDP go down to below 6 ?? why Industrial input which is a back bone of any country is going down from 7.8 to 3.5 , why village economy is go down to 2.5 , what we have gained from demonetization, why GST not implemented with proper exercise??? there are so many questions but no answer will get from these politicians. They are happy to fooling people by raging fire on Tipu Sultan, Akbar, Babar, Aurangzeb, Padmawati, Cow- beaf etc.ect. All these medieval stories have been passed 500 or more so on years ago. What will achieve to dig out from these skeleton?? Our politicians have given us lollipop keep up mouth
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        1. Gulrez Ahmed Khan
          Jan 9, 2018 at 12:54 pm
          Live in today, what is our priority to give bread and butter to the poverty people, arrange their shelter, more than 500 has been died with sever cold in north India, but no body care them, they born only to die like insect, we are happy to raise issue of medieval period.
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        2. The Void
          Jan 9, 2018 at 11:55 am
          ISLAM IS NOT A RELIGION AND ALLAH NOT A GOD.....................Cult of islam was created by pedophile fraudster mohammad just recently in 7th century, before 7th century there was NO ISLAM, NO ALLAH, NO MUSLIMS.......... ancestors of mohammad were worshipers of LORD SHIVA, but mohammad wanted people to follow and worhip HIMSELF, so he created concept of islam and allah..............KABA was a Shiva Mandir,,,,,,,,,,,,even today all you muslims worship the SHIVALINGA AT KABA...........and allah is one of the names of MOTHER GOD AMBA in Sanskrit...........HINDUS KINGS like Vikramaditya have accounts of visiting that Kaba Shiv Mandir, these accounts are still there in a library in Turkey with the name SAYAR-UL-OKUL.......Mufti Muhammad Ilyas also says Shiva is the first Prophet of muslims..........muslims should search and read their (short) history and you people will come to know that all this is true.......before 7th centuary there was NO ISLAM, NO ALLAH, NO MUSLIMS....ISLAM IS FAKE
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          1. Robbie S
            Jan 9, 2018 at 1:42 pm
            Because of people like you ISIS are created. And Terrorism is going on because of your pathetic mindset like this. You can keep saying all this and it will never stop, because of people like you.
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          2. The Void
            Jan 9, 2018 at 11:51 am
            WHO ARE INDIAN MUSLIMS??-----------These converts lacked resources to fight back those mugal terrorists, so they bent knees and accepted "THEIR" islamic cult, after conversion these people were treated as private slaves by mughals........they lived under boots of mugals as slaves..........their DNAs/Genes degraded under slavery for more than 1000 years..........WE HINDUS didnt bent knees to accept islam but chose to fight,,, lakhs of us were killed, and most brutal torture were inflicted on us when caught as prisoners of war,,, but we still kept fighting generations after generations for more than 1000 years..........THIS also gave freedom to those converted slaves.........but instead of thanking for giving them freedom, they started fighting with the Hindus becaz of their inter-generational teaching of islamic terrorirism and quran which they started reading after conversion....and now they follow, praise and defend THEIR OWN TORMENTORS!!!
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            1. Gulrez Ahmed Khan
              Jan 9, 2018 at 12:56 pm
              You are silly and hypocrite BJP Troll
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