Rajasthan government mulls committee to look into Padmavati row

The government has scheduled a meeting with all the leaders to discuss all the issues regarding Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati after several people from the Rajput community took offence.

Published: 10th November 2017 01:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2017 02:33 PM   |  A+A-

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria (File | PTI)

By PTI

JAIPUR:The BJP government in Rajasthan is mulling to set up a committee to look into issues and objections over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial period drama Padmavati.

Rajput community leaders and various organisations have raised objection over the film, alleging that the filmmaker has distorted historical facts regarding Rani Padmavati in the film and have demanded a ban on it.

"I have a scheduled meeting with officers today during which we will also discuss the option of forming a committee to look into issues related with Padmavati in Rajasthan, Home Minister Gulab Chand kataria said today.

The committee is likely to have historians as members.

BJP MLA and member of erstwhile royal family Diya Kumari, Karni Sena, Bajrang Dal and others have opposed the film, saying no effort to distort historic facts will be tolerated.

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