A number of police circumstances have been filed in Assam towards Leena Manimekalai, the director of the documentary “Kaali” whose poster has induced large controversy. Not less than two Assam-based organisations stated Leena Manimekalai harm non secular sentiments with the poster, police sources have added.
The “Hindu Suraksha Manch” and the “United Belief of Assam” collectively lodged a police criticism in Guwahati, demanding instant motion towards the filmmaker for “hurting non secular sentiments” with the poster of her documentary, police sources added.
On June 5, one other criticism was lodged on the Geetanagar Police Station by Kumtumb Surakhsa Mancha.
The complainants stated the poster depicts Goddess Kali in a way “unacceptable by any Hindu” and that it was a “deliberate distortion of the Hindu faith and tradition with malicious intent to insult Hindu non secular emotions”.
One other case was filed in Lucknow by the Uttar Pradesh police. Instances have been filed towards her in Delhi as properly.
The poster of the documentary, shared on social media by the Madurai-born filmmaker, exhibits a lady wearing a fancy dress portraying the goddess and smoking a cigarette. A flag of the LGBT neighborhood is seen within the background.
Amid outrage in India, the Indian Excessive Fee requested the Canadian authorities to withdraw the disrespectful depiction of Hindu Gods showcased as a part of the ‘Below the Tent’ undertaking on the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto.
“We urge the Canadian authorities and the occasion organizers to withdraw all such provocative materials,” learn Indian Excessive Fee in Canada press launch.
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