A bench of justices S C Dharmadhikari and G S Patel were hearing a plea filed by the Children's Film Society India (CFSI), seeking directions to the CBFC tribunal to hear its plea to issue a universal certificate to its film Chidiakhana.
Certification— unrestricted public exhibition (U), parental guidance for children below age 12 (U/A), adult (A), or viewing by specialised groups (S) — is decided by the Regional Officer based on reports by Examining Committee members in unanimity or majority.
The Bombay High Court bench was hearing a petition filed by the Children's Film Society (CFS), India, seeking directions to the CBFC tribunal to hear its plea to issue universal certificate to its film Chidiakhana.
Nihalani, in his petition filed through his lawyer Ashok Saraogi, was seeking direction to quash the November 2, 2016, order of the CBFC and grant necessary certification, either Universal (U) or Universal with Adult (UA), for the film that is produced by Nihalani.
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