Many Bollywood personalities have strongly backed the film and have called for the elimination of Censor Board leader Pahlaj Nihalani.
NEW DELHI: The BJP has denied any hand in preventing the discharge of Anurag Kashyap’s Udta Punjabthru the Censor Board. The birthday party also slammed Delhi chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s allegations at the Centre and said the Aam Aadmi celebration survives via developing such controversies and claimed that Punjab has no drug hassle, which the film is primarily based on.
“I absolutely reject it (fee) that the government has any position or intervened to prevent its launch. AAP survives on controversies. It creates controversies for political purpose,” Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudysaid at a celebration briefing.
asked about the imperative Board of movie Certification’s choice to withhold the film‘s release untilcertain scenes are reduce, he parried the issue announcing there ought to be norms andrecommendations as consistent with which it might censor a film.
asked whether or not he believed that Punjab suffered from drug hassle, Mr Rudy said, “I do not supposethere is any problem.” He said the Akali Dal-BJP government inside the nation turned into doing an “wonderful paintings“.
He additionally accused AAP of having “double-requirements” and mentioned its stand on screening of ‘Buddha in a traffic Jam’ whose maker Vivek Agnihotri is looked as if it would be close to the BJP.
Mr Rudy said AAP’s spokespersons saved “quiet” when screening of the movie changed into interrupted and stopped due to protests by way of student groups in Jadavpur university.
“(Censor Board chief) Pahlaj Nihlani’s declaration makes it amply clear that he has stopped the movie on BJP’s commands,” Mr Kejriwal tweeted in advance in the day.
The Censor Board’s objections to the Shahid Kapoor-Kareena Kapoor starrer film have stirred a political row. Many Bollywood personalities have strongly subsidized the movie and referred to as for the elimination of Pahlaj Nihalani.
Elections could be held in Punjab next yr and the AAP, which has emerged as a strong participant inside the kingdom, has made drug abuse a big issue and accused the Akali Dal leadership of selling the illicit drug trade.