On Monday night, soon after the inauguration of a light and sound show on Rani Padmini by CM Ashok Gehlot, BJP MP of Chittorgarh CP Joshi, who was attending the function raised objection and the show was abruptly stopped.
The Maharashtra wing of the Karni Sena protested against the film alleging that the period drama 'alludes to Rani Laxmibai's relationship with a British officer'.
"I feel that nothing in the film would hurt the sentiments of any particular caste. Nobody should have a problem,"
"...so that the lovers of literature get to focus on creativity and not controversy."
The clarification comes after rumour mongers on Twitter, including verified handles, put out Muslim names saying they were among the arrested.
The Karni Sena members should have been actually pasting the posters of Padmaavat instead scaring multiplexes from screening the movie.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi yesterday condemned the bus attack at Gurgaon, and accused the BJP of setting 'entire country on fire' by hatred and violence.
"We demanded that the president should either grant us permission to embrace death, as we are not able to protect the honour of Rani Padmavati, or stop release of the movie," she said.
"There will never be a cause big enough to justify violence against children. Violence and hatred are the weapons of the weak."
He made the statement while denying reports that the bars and pubs have been ordered shut.
In an open letter to Vijay Rupani, Patel said that it was "duty of one and all to ensure the honour of Rajput community"
The Delhi police are also in touch with police from the neighbouring states to gather information about anti-social elements planning to disrupt the film's screening.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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