Supreme Court orders Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan to screen ‘Padmaavat’
The Supreme Court has issued an order for the state governments of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan to allow the screening of the upcoming movie ‘Padmaavat’.
The court has said that the governments of the state have to follow its order and let the movie screen after its release on 25 Januarys.
The court has also said that the state can advise people not to watch the movie but cannot ban the movie.</ mark >
Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan governments had appealed to the top court to let them ban the movie citing unrest and protest by the people. However, the court refused the permission for a ban.
The court had earlier ordered that the film cannot be blocked and that it is the job of states to protect people and maintain peace.