Goddess Kaali smoking cigarette on movie poster sparks huge uproar on Web, criticism filed

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2022-07-04 16:01:01

Picture Supply : FILE PHOTO; TWITTER/LEENAMANIMEKALI

Goddess Kaali, Leena Manimekalai 

A controversial poster displaying goddess Kaali smoking a cigarette has sparked off an enormous uproar on the Web. Netizens have been calling out the makers and accusing them of wounding non secular sentiments. Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit was additionally considered one of them. He slammed the poster drawing parallel between it and Nupur Sharma’s assertion. He additionally referred to as for the arrest of the movie’s director Leena Manimekalai. 

Not simply him, however there have been many who alleged that the Hindu deity was being disrespected and demanded strict motion in opposition to the filmmaker. Many additionally raised factors on freedom of expression and famous that they need the Indian judiciary system to intervene and take strict motion in opposition to the movie. 

Netizens slam poster of goddess Kali smoking a cigarette

Police criticism filed in opposition to Director Leena Manimekalai 

A Delhi-based lawyer on Monday filed a police criticism in opposition to Director Leena Manimekalai over a controversial poster of her new documentary. The stated controversial poster was shared by Manimekalai on social media on July 2. Within the poster, Goddess Kaali has been proven smoking a cigarette.

It has sparked off an enormous uproar on social media with calls for to arrest the director trending on Twitter.  “The Director has harm my non secular sentiments by displaying Goddess Kali smoking which is extremely objectionable and never acceptable in any method,” Jindal informed IANS.

Demanding a right away registration of FIR in opposition to the unbiased director, Jindal stated that such a deplorable image in context to the Hindu Goddess is extraordinarily outrageous, atrocious and hurting the feelings and perception of Hindu neighborhood.

“This deliberate and malicious acts, supposed to outrage non secular emotions of Hindu Neighborhood via extremely objectionable video and photograph from her twitter account by the accused which is effectively circulated in social media and all public platforms is an offence below part 295A ,298, 505, 67 I.T Act and 34 IPC and subsequently penal motion must be taken in opposition to the accused,” the criticism filed with the Cyber Cell of Delhi Police learn.

The lawyer additional stated that the objectionable video clip and photograph should be banned and faraway from the web on rapid foundation contemplating the defamatory impression and enrage it might trigger to Hindus because it has disparaged the non secular beliefs of a selected neighborhood.

About Leena Manimekalai’s documentary ‘Kaali’

Based on a Tamil information portal, Manimekalai stated that the documentary revolves across the occasions that happen one night, when Goddess Kali seems and strolls on the streets of Toronto.

–with IANS inputs


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