The Madhya Pradesh Police issued a lookout round towards filmmaker Leena Manimekalai following outrage over the poster the of movie ‘Kaali’ exhibiting the Hindu goddess smoking and holding the LGBTQ flag. The event got here hours after Madhya Pradesh dwelling minister Narottam Mishra mentioned he would urge the Centre to challenge a lookout round towards Canada-based movie director Manimekalai for hurting the spiritual sentiments of Hindus.
Earlier on Thursday, Mishra mentioned that Manimekalai’s ‘Kaali’ poster is a deliberate try and tarnish the picture of goddess Kaali. Mishra, who can also be the spokesperson of the federal government, mentioned that he was writing to Twitter to verify alleged derogatory remarks made by some folks, which have harm the spiritual sentiments of Hindus.
“I’m going to jot down a letter to Twitter on the problem. Twitter ought to verify tweets posted by folks having perverted mentality, just like the Kaali movie director Leena Manimekalai, who posts a photograph of goddess Kaali smoking… these folks use Twitter as software to harm sentiments of Hindus,” Mishra mentioned. ALSO READ:
He additional mentioned the Madhya Pradesh authorities will even write to the Centre to challenge a lookout round towards Canada-based movie maker and the director of ‘Kaali’.
The controversy escalated additional after Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra mentioned she has each proper as a person to think about Goddess Kaali as a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting deity, as every individual has his or her distinctive manner of providing prayers.
An FIR was already registered towards Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra at a police station in Bhopal on Wednesday. ALSO READ:
Leena Manimekalai’s current Tweet
Hours after Twitter pulled down Leena’s tweet, she shared one other ‘debatable’ image. The director, who’s within the eye of the proverbial storm over the controversial poster, took to her Twitter deal with and dropped an image, which depicted a person and a girl dressed as Lord Shiva and Parvati, smoking. “Elsewhere….” she captioned the submit. Later, the filmmaker took to Twitter to make clear that the picture just isn’t from her movie.
Braving the storm over her documentary, Leena on Thursday mentioned she doesn’t really feel protected ‘wherever at this second’. “It seems like the entire nation – that has now deteriorated from the biggest democracy to the biggest hate machine – desires to censor me. I don’t really feel protected wherever at this second,” Manimekalai wrote.