Padmaavat should not be screened, appeal to public to impose 'curfew': Karni Sena chief

A still from the film. Photograph:( WION )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 18, 2018, 09.24 AM (IST)

As Supreme court cleared the release of Padmaavat in four states, fringe group Rajput Karni Sena has threatened to burn cinema halls that screen the film. 

The film was earlier banned in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana and SC have directed these states to screen the film.

Lokendra Singh Kalvi, Rajput Karni Sena Chief in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh is now asking the public to impose curfew in all the halls that screen the film. 

"I appeal to all social groups across the country to not let Padmaavat screen in any theater. People should impose curfew on cinema halls,"saiud Kalvi.
 

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Meanwhile, controversial Haryana politician Suraj Pal Amu has said that if the film is released, the country will fall apart.

"Today the Supreme has hurt the sentiments of crores of people, who respect the court. We will continue our struggle, even if we are sent to the gallows. If this film is released, the country will fall apart," Amu said.