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Pakistan: Lahore civil group files petition against exhibition of Indian cinema in the country

A Petition Seeking Ban A Complete Ban On The Display Of Indian Cinema Was Filed In Pakistan On Tuesday. A Petition Was Filed By Local Producers And Distributors In The Lahore High Court.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 05 Apr 2016, 10:00:52 PM

New Delhi:

A petition seeking a complete ban on the display of Indian cinema was filed in Pakistan on Tuesday.  The plea was filed by local producers and distributors in the Lahore High Court.

The petitioners claimed that Indian movies in Pakistan were against the law as per Motion Pictures Ordinance 1979 and it was also promoting lawlessness and violence in the country.

The plea also stated that the exhibition of movies also tramples the import policy of 2013. The petitioners urged the authorities to disallow presentation of Indian entertainment material in national cinemas.

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First Published : 05 Apr 2016, 07:27:00 PM

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