Monday, August 8, 2011

[ZESTCaste] My film Is Not Anti-Reservation or Anti-Dalit: Prakash Jha

My film Is Not Anti-Reservation or Anti-Dalit: Prakash Jha
Posted on August 06th, 2011 in Entertainment

By Eugene Desiree
Mumbai- Fed up with the controversies and protest against his upcoming
film Aarakshan, Prakash Jha stated that his film has been approved by
the Censor Board.


Aarakshan deals with the issue of commercialisation of education. It
has nothing related to anti-dalit or anti-reservation as has been
pointed out.

It revolves around caste-based reservations in both government jobs as
well as educational institutions. Today the Maharashtra government
conveyed to the Bombay High Court that if any problem occurs post
release of the film, they will manage the law and order conditions.

Vijay Patil, additional government pleader who was also present at the
court stated that it is the duty of the government to uphold law and

The film is under controversy on charges that its anti-reservation
stand is likely to create dissonance in the society. Aarakshan will
hit theatres on 12th August.

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