Padmaavat protests in Gujarat turn violent, police fire warning shots

SIBA RINGMASTER, 24/01/2018

On the day the Supreme Court declined to change its request staying Gujarat and Rajasthan's warnings denying the screening of Padmaavat, challenges the film — it is expected for discharge Thursday — handed fierce with crowds over Ahmedabad focusing on multiplexes and shopping centers, blocking streets and burning stopped vehicles. Police terminated noticeable all around to dissipate the crowds.

Brutality likewise softened out up parts of Surat. Nonconformists consumed tires to piece movement on the roadway to Kheralu zone of north Gujarat.


Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja said: “We are probing who is responsible for the incident. Police have detained 30 people so far. I am in touch with Karni Sena leaders and they have said that they do not approve of violent protests. I am saying this again that the state government will follow the Supreme Court order which has allowed release of the film.”

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