Fri. Sep 25th, 2020

Prem Mardi vs Union Of India & Ors on 16 September, 2015

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1. In these days of challenge to the bans imposed by the Governmental and

Municipal Agencies on various aspects of life being brought before the Courts

by the Advocates community, the petitioner, belonging to the same community,

has brought this writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India

seeking a ban on the screening of the film “MSG-2- The Messenger”, by

seeking the reliefs of (i) quashing of the Certificate issued by the respondent

no.3 Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to the said film; (ii) by

seeking a direction to the respondent no.2 Ministry of Home Affairs,

Government of India (GOI) to issue appropriate orders to „YouTube‟ to take

down the trailer of the said film from its website; (iii) by seeking a direction to

the respondent no.1 Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GOI to issue

appropriate orders to cable and television networks proscribing them from

broadcasting the said film or its trailer; and, (iv) by restraining the respondent

no.5 Hakikat Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. stated to be the producer of the said film

from circulating, distributing, exhibiting, sharing the said film or its trailer in

any manner whatsoever.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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