The move comes after a Public Interest Litigation by Shree Rajput Karni Sena.
The makers of Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Manikarnika", on Tuesday said the movie neither distorts historical facts nor does it portray anything objectionable.
The Shree Rajput Karni Sena has been protesting the Deepika Padukone starrer since its inception, claiming the film distorts history.
Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Friday announced it has decided to take back its protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", stating the movie glorifies the valour of the Rajputs.
The Congress Party today convincingly wrested Mandalgarh Assembly seat and achieved a huge victory in Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats in the Rajasthan by-polls.
Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Tuesday again claimed that historical facts had been tampered with in the movie.
According to police officers, screening of "Padmaavat" has started in Cinepolis and Mona cinema hall in Patna.
'The nation has gone mad,' said a furious Asha Parekh, the veteran actress who saw 'Padmaavat' a few days back at a special screening organised by the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Padmaavat shows that there was no substance to any of the grievances they have aired over the better part of half a year.
The outfit's leader was detained yesterday for questioning and placed under arrest this morning on charges of breaching peace in the city.
Poonawala, in his plea, has accused four state governments of inefficient management of public order in the cities where the belligerent Karni Sena is carrying out disruptive activities.
Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also spoke about the violence triggered by those opposing the movie.
Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said that no one is allowed to misrepresent and distort the history in the name of freedom of expression.
Referring to the widespread protests and vandalism by the Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists, the petitioners have contended that their actions were in violation of the January 18 order of the apex cour
The Karni Sena has been protesting vociferously against and has demanded a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", which they say distorts history.
Padmaavat row UPDATES: 18 people arrested in connection with Gurgaon schoolbus attack, case registered
Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' finally released on Thursday, amid protests spurting across North India and with multiplexes in four states refusing to screen the film.
A school bus in Haryana's Gurugram was attacked by a group of men, who were protesting against the release of the controversial flick 'Padmaavat'.
On the release day of controversial and much-anticipated movie ‘Padmaavat’, the security has been tightened outside theatres across India on Thursday.
While parts of North India were up in arms against the release of Padmaavat, it’s been smooth sailing for the film in the South since its screening on Tuesday.
'Padmaavat' release: Multiplex Association of India declines to screen the film in four states as violence escalates
A bus was torched and a highway blocked in Haryana's Gurgaon where protesters violated prohibitory orders while the police had to use force to disperse an agitating mob in Lucknow.