Outrage In West Bengal As Mamta Banerjee Bans The Kerala Story, Watch

Police have been deployed outside theatres to stop people coming to watch "The Kerala Story".

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee recently announced a ban on Sudipto Sen’s film “The Kerala Story”. The film has been in controversy ever since its trailer was released. The film revolves around the concept of Love Jihad and shows how innocent Hindu girls are trapped to convert to Islam and later forced to join ISIS.

ANI quoted Mamta Banerjee saying, “West Bengal govt has decided to ban the movie The Kerala Story. This is to avoid any incident of hatred and violence, and to maintain peace in the state.”

“The Kerala Story” has now been put down from the theatres. People who visited theatres with their tickets were stopped by policemen. A few videos from the theatres of West Bengal are going viral on Twitter. Check out:

The Bengal government and police force are being criticized for stopping the public to watch the film.

People who went to see “The Kerala Story” were seen getting into an argument with theatre staff as they declined to show the film.

Police have been deployed at cinema halls to disperse the crowd from cinema halls who went to watch “The Kerala Story”.

West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee is facing heavy backlash for banning the film.

Similar videos of people being stopped at cinema halls in Hyderabad have surfaced online.

Meanwhile, Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister Of Uttar Pradesh has made the film tax free.

“The Kerala Story” is directed by Sudipto Sen and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah. The film features Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, Sonia Balani and Siddhi Idnani. It was released in theatres on 5 May.

Watch the trailer of “The Kerala Story”

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