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SC notice to UP govt over ban on film on 2013 riots

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme issued a notice to the on Friday, over a ban on screening of the movie 'Muzaffarnagar - The Burning Love' in the state.

The top issued the notice after hearing a filed by producer of the film, Manoj Kumar Maandi, challenging the government's decision to ban the film screening in certain districts.

The movie, directed by Harish Kumar, is a love story of a Hindu boy and a Muslim girl during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.

The film was released on November 17 across the country, and was granted a UA certificate by the Censor Board, but eight districts of the state banned its screening, citing it may disrupt and order.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 14:45 IST