Monday 20th, August 2018
canara news

MNS does a U-turn, says can’t protect Padmaavat’s release

Published On : 25 Jan 2018   |  Reported By : Courtesy: The Hindu   |  Pic On: Photo credit : The Hindu


Mumbai, (The Hindu): A day after offering protection to Padmaavat, the MNS on Wednesday backtracked and said it was not the official stand of the party.

“This is not an official stand. Therefore, the party has no intention to protect or ensure the release of the movie,” party spokesperson Avinash Abhyankar said.

On Tuesday, Shalini Thackeray, working president of Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena, said her party is equipped to protect the director and the actors of the movie, if anyone tries to stop the release in Mumbai and Maharashtra.

A senior party leader said the party’s cine wing’s stand had landed them in a soup as it was the MNS, which had opposed the release of several films despite clearances from the censor board. “The issue was also not discussed with the party chief,” he said.

Ms. Thackeray was not available for comment.

Meanwhile, 10 members of the Kshatriya Rajputi Samaj were detained after a silent demonstration against the release of the movie, near Korum Mall in Thane.

At Dadar, three members of the Karni Sena were detained under the suspicion of inciting violence.







More News

A man with values that inspired the young
A man with values that inspired the young
Independence Day Celebration at St. Xaviers High School
Independence Day Celebration at St. Xaviers High School
Govandi girl who died had been unwell for two weeks
Govandi girl who died had been unwell for two weeks

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.