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Narendra Modi vs Arvind Kejriwal: Controversial 'Battle for Banaras' documentary denied certificate - Know why

The controversial documentary based on the 2014 Narendra Modi-Arvind Kejriwal election battle has been denied certificate for public exhibition.


Narendra Modi vs Arvind Kejriwal: Controversial 'Battle for Banaras' documentary denied certificate - Know why

New Delhi: The controversial documentary based on the 2014 Narendra Modi-Arvind Kejriwal election battle has been denied certificate for public exhibition.

The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) has denied certificate to 'Battle for Banaras' for public exhibition on the basis of various grounds, according to a report in TOI.

Communal disharmony

According to FCAT, it may cause communal disharmony. 

Division among castes

Also, it may lead to divisions among members of different castes.

Hate and inflammatory speeches

According to an order passed on April 4, FCAT headed by Justice S K Mahajan (retired) upheld the censor board's order.

The censor board's order said that the 'Dance for Democracy/Battle for Banaras' was full of "hate and inflammatory speeches given by all the leaders of the political parties'' and "tries to divide people on caste and communal lines".

Who made the documentary?

The controversial documentary has been made by director Kamal Swaroop.

From Zee News

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