'Padmaavat' row: Harish Salve gets threating calls

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 11:56 AM(IST)

On Thursday Supreme Court ruled in Padmaavat's favour and said that the movie cannot be banned in India after it received a certificate from the CBFC. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Senior lawyer and representative of "Padmaavat" producers in supreme court Harish Salve said that he received threatening calls on Friday.

The Delhi Police have registered a police complaint against unknown persons for threatening Salve, ANI reported.

Security has been beefed up at Salve's office following the incident. Salve said that he received a threatening call from a person who identified himself as a member of Karni Sena.

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However, Karni Sena has denBoardhe reports.

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On Thursday Supreme Court ruled in Padmaavat's favour and said that the movie cannot be banned in India after it received a certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

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The apex court decision resulted in Karni Sena vandalising a cinema hall in Bihar. 

Earlier banned in four states, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana, "Padmaavat" producers filed a petition in Supreme court to challenge the ban.

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

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