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BJYM workers come for Manmohan film with band, create ruckus

Press Trust of India  |  Indore (MP) 

(BJYM) activists Friday created a ruckus outside a multiplex here where they had arrived to watch the first show of the film "The Accidental Prime Minister".

A leader said they watched the film with fanfare, because the unit chief of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) had warned theatre owners against screening it.

Hundreds of workers reached the here, which houses the multiplex, with a band. Before entering the cinema hall, they shouted slogans against Kamal Nath, and got into fracas with the police who were present there anticipating trouble.

BJYM's local unit's said that NSUI had warned cinema halls against screening the film, so "in order to give a befitting reply, we watched the film in this manner".

NSUI state had said in a post on December 28 that theatre owners will be responsible for the consequences if the film is screened.

The has termed the Anupam Kher-starrer film, which revolves around Manmohan Singh's tenure as prime minister, as BJP's propaganda.

NSUI told that Wankhede's post could be his personal opinion but the government in the state provided adequate security to the theatres.

He also alleged that the release of the film before the Lok Sabha polls was a "sponsored game plan of the BJP".

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 16:50 IST