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Delhi Police chief assures hassle-free release of 'Padmaavat' in Delhi

Continuing its protest in Rajasthan protestors have threatened to burn down the cinema halls screening 'Padmaavat.' Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 19, 2018, 10.17 AM (IST)

Amid the row over Karni Sena threatening to halt the release of "Padmaavat",  Delhi police chief spokesperson Deependra Pathak has assured the security of cinema halls in the national capital, saying the film will release hassle-free.

Delhi police are also in constant touch with the cinema hall managements in the city, he said.


Several fringe groups in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are continuing their protest against the film and are threatening to halt its release.

The Rajput community is also demanding a ban on the film after refusing to accept the decision of the Supreme Court, allowing the screening of the movie.

Protesters in Rajasthan have threatened to burn down the cinema halls screening "Padmaavat."

Haryana politician Suraj Pal Amu blaming the supreme court for hurting sentiments of the people warned that "if the film is released the country will fall apart."

A Bench headed by Dipak Misra cleared Padmaavat's release pan India on Thursday. 

Sukhdev Singh of the same group warned that Prasoon Joshi, Central Board of Film certification chief, won't be allowed to enter Rajasthan on Friday.


The protestors have also called for ''Janta curfew'' and took out a massive rally in Dholpur of Rajasthan to demand a countrywide ban on the film.

Protestors of Karni Sena have also threatened of mass immolation if the film is not banned.

On Thursday, Karni Sena protestors vandalised a cinema hall in Muzaffarpur, Bihar after the apex court ruled in Padmaavat's favour.

Earlier banned in four states -- Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana --Padmaavat received U/A certificate from Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) after modifications suggested by the panel and will now release on January 25.