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Raj commission for women asks censor to clear ambiguity over

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

State Commission for Women chairman Suman Sharma has asked the censor board to clear the "ambiguity" over film 'Padmavati' so that peace is maintained.

In a letter to censor board chairman Prasoon Joshi, Sharma also said that it needs to seen that the movie does not affect the dignity of women.

Citing protests in Rajasthan, and Maharashtra, the commission chairman said that such incidents were adversely affecting the and order situation in and other parts of the country.

"It is alleged that historical facts were distorted in the film," she wrote in the letter.

Sharma also said that Supreme has also left the decision on the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), therefore, it was necessary that ambiguity is cleared.

She sought that the commission is informed about the action taken by the board in this regard.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 17:57 IST