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Justice Sarin new chief of film certification tribunal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin has been appointed chairperson of the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) which hears appeals against the decisions of censor board.

Justice Sarin, who was also Chief Justice of High Court, has been given a tenure of three years as head of the film certification tribunal.


As Lokayukta, Justice Sarin was proactive and had given a number of judgements against the then headed by Sheila Dikshit. He had retired from the post in November, 2013.

Filmmakers aggrieved by decisions of censor board often approach FCAT for redressal of their grievances.

When contacted, Justice Sarin said, "I am looking forward to an enjoyable tenure.

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