Uttarakhand HC refuses to lift the ban on Kedarnath’s release

Kedarnath: Bombay High Court's 'NOC' couldn't save Sara Ali Khan's debut movie from getting banned in 7 Uttarakhand districts

‘Kedarnath’ screening banned across Uttarakhand, says state tourism minister

Whether releated to brawl in the making team to the Uttarkhand government banning its release in the state, over and out from this Kedarnath gets its path and is at the ticket counters finally. The committee decided not to ban the film after examining closely all objections raised.

The petitioner pleaded that the film promoted "love jihad" - a word coined by right-wing Hindu groups, to denote marriages between Muslim boys and Hindu girls.

Also, among all the debutants who made their entry in Bollywood this year, only Sara Ali Khan stands out from the rest and going by her charisma and on-screen presence, there's no doubt that she'll be a star in the coming years! Gujarat High Court called the petition a publicity stunt and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the petitioner Prakash Rajput, president of International Hindu Sena.

Meanwhile, the state government held a meeting chaired by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat late in the evening. On wednesday, the Uttarakhand government constituted a four-member committee under state Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj to probe complaints related to the movie.

The Outer Worlds is Obsidian's Ambitious-Looking Sci-Fi RPG
The game is not an open-world RPG, but rather a series of interconnected, smaller worlds and locations. Just as those trademarks earlier this year suggested, it's called The Outer Worlds .

Liverpool Confirmed Lineup vs Burnley: Salah benched; Origi, Sturridge start
After Liverpool gambled by making seven changes, Jack Cork put Burnley ahead in the 54th minute. Bobby with that one, first touch, scored. "We controlled the game in a lot of moments".

Australia passes law forcing tech firms to hand over encrypted data
These are, apparently, voluntary requests, which companies can comply with or turn down without the risk of being penalized. This may already be possible if a service provider uses a form of encryption that allows them to view a user's message.

Of the hilly state's 13 districts, only seven have movie theatres and Kedarnath has been banned in all of them.

Those seeking a ban on the film accused it of hurting Hindu sentiments and alleged that it was promoting love jihad.

However, it left the decision to the district magistrates to allow or ban the screening of the movie depending on the situation in their respective areas. These districts are Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Tehri, Nainital, Udhamsingh Nagar and Almora.

The petition in Bombay High Court was filed by two local lawyers. She said instead of banning the entire movie, it's advisable to remove the objectionable scenes from it.

Latest News