Delhi Police register case over smoking deity poster of film Kaali

New Delhi, 05/07:The Delhi Police registered a case in connection with the controversial poster of a performance documentary ‘Kaali’ directed by filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, which depicted the goddess as smoking a cigarette.



A Delhi Police spokesperson said they received a complaint regarding the poster and registered a case after prima facie finding that an offence has been committed.


“From the contents of the complaint and alleged post, prima facie, an offence under sections 153-A ((promoting enmity between different groups on ground of religion, race etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony) and 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs)” has been filed,” the spokesperson said

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