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BJP MLA wants 'objectionable' scenes removed from 'Zero'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

BJP MLA on Monday asked 'Zero' and to remove an "objectionable" scene from the movie and urged Police to lodge a complaint against the two for "hurting" the sentiments of Sikhs.

Sirsa, a lawmaker in the Assembly from the Rajouri Garden, in a letter to of North Avenue in west Delhi, has demanded that a complaint be registered against 'Zero' the Rai and the

"In the promo and poster, film has been shown in undergarments wearing Sikh religious symbol Gatka Kirpan (small dagger)," Sirsa said, in the letter, demanding that it should be immediately stopped.

Sirsa, who is of the Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), said as per the code of conduct for Sikhism, kirpan, a ceremonial sword or dagger, can be worn by 'amritdhari' (baptized) Sikhs.

The MLA has written to the and SRK, warning them if the scenes were not removed, then the Sikh community will stage a protest at theatres to stop the film's screening.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 20:12 IST