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With Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections slated quickly, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut mentioned that ‘The Kashmir Files’ is not going to present a political advantage to anybody in the approaching polls. Vivek Agnihotri’s movie based mostly on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits has stirred controversy as critics worry that the movie will find yourself inciting hatred in opposition to the Muslim group.

“It is not right to do politics on a sensitive issue like Kashmir… ‘The Kashmir Files’ is just a film, I don’t think it will provide any political advantage to anyone in the coming elections. By the time elections come, the film will be gone,” Raut mentioned.

While Congress leaders have accused the filmmaker of twisting information to whip up anger and promote violence, the movie was endorsed by BJP leaders together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Hitting out on the detractors, PM Modi mentioned that “those who carry around the flag of freedom of expression, that whole bunch is rattled for the last few days.”

Amid allegations and counter-allegations, Raut had mentioned that the politics of ‘The Kashmir Files’ was not right. Referring to the work accomplished by get together founder Bala Saheb Thackeray for Kashmir Pandits, which was additionally highlighted in the film, the Rajya Sabha member mentioned that your complete nation is aware of Sena’s sentiments for Kashmir and Kashmiri Pandits.

The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities earlier rejected the BJP’s demand to waive leisure tax on Agnihotri’s movie. Shiv Sena chief defended the choice saying his get together didn’t demand tax exemption for a movie on the lifetime of Bala Saheb Thackrey.


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