Kshatriya women threaten ‘jauhar’ if Padmaavat release is not stopped

January 14, 2017 Articles

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh starrer Padmaavat is facing another threat with regard to its release, this time from female members of the Kshatriya community.

In a new twist to the continuing controversy over launch of sanjay leela bhansali’s film padmaavat, woman members of kshatriya community in chittorgarh on saturday threatened to carry out ‘jauhar’ (self-immolation) if the screening of the film isn’t always stopped by using the authorities.

In a sarvasamaj meeting held in chittorgarh, the members determined to degree a phase-sensible protest towards the proposed launch of film. The assembly was attended by using around 500 people, out of which 100 women belonged to excessive-profile households of the town.

Speaking to ians, spokesperson of rajput karni sena, virendra singh, stated on january 17, country wide highways and railway tracks across chittorgarh could be blocked.

The movie, already cleared by way of the imperative board of movie certification (cbfc) after five adjustments and renamed from padmavati to padmavat and now titled padmaavat, is scheduled to launch on January 25 throughout india. The rajasthan authorities has, but, determined in opposition to freeing it within the nation.

On sunday, a delegation of the sena will meet rajnath singh, who is scheduled to visit udaipur, inquiring for him to prevent the screening of the film throughout india.

In keeping with virendra singh, a representative board may even meet prime minister narendra modi on January sixteen, who is scheduled to go to pachpadra village in barmer district for laying the foundation stone for a refinery venture.

“a request can be made to him as well to prevent the screening of the film,” he said.

“but, if despite most of these measures the film is launched, the ladies of kshatriya samaj will carry out jauhar on January 24 — the day while the queen finished jauhar — and on the identical website online,” stated virendra singh.

Chittorgarh Jauhar Smriti Sansthan general secretary Bhanwar Singh said that preparations were also being made to close the gates of the historical Chittorgarh fort once again.

Earlier, the Sena had planned a protest on January 25 and 26, but in the wake of Republic Day celebrations, the protest was rescheduled to January 17, Virendra Singh added.

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