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Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have banned the film ‘Padmavat’ citing law and order issues. The movie is scheduled for release on January 25.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea of producers of controversial Bollywood movie ”Padmaavat” against the ban on it by some State governments.
A Bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud, considered the submission of counsel of the producers that the matter be heard urgently in view of the ban by Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh citing law and order issues.