Pradesh on Monday towards two executives of OTT platform
Netflix for allegedly hurting non secular sentiments by means of its
net sequence “A Appropriate Boy” which confirmed kissing scenes
purportedly on the campus of a temple, an official mentioned.
The FIR has named Monika Shergill, Vice President,
Content material (Netflix) and Ambika Khurana, Director, Public
Insurance policies (Netflix), Madhya Pradesh Dwelling Minister Narottam
They’re booked by Rewa police on a criticism filed by
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) nationwide secretary Gaurav
Tiwari who demanded apology from Netflix and makers of the
sequence, and removing of “objectionable scenes”, which he said
had been additionally “encouraging love jihad”.
“I had requested officers to look at the sequence ”A
Appropriate Boy” being streamed on Netflix to test if kissing
scenes in it had been filmed in a temple and if it harm non secular
sentiments. The examination prima facie discovered that these
scenes are hurting the emotions of a selected faith,”
Mishra mentioned in a video assertion.
“On the premise of a criticism filed by Gaurav Tiwari,
an FIR is being registered beneath part 295 (A) (malicious
acts to outrage and insulting the non secular emotions and
beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Rewa towards
Netflix officials- Monika Shergill and Ambika Khurana,” he
Rewa superintendent of police Rakesh Kumar Singh informed
reporters that the FIR has been registered and additional
investigation is underway.
On Saturday, Gaurav Tiwari had submitted a memorandum
to the Rewa superintendent of police demanding an apology from
Netflix and makers of the sequence, and removing of
“objectionable scenes” from “A Appropriate Boy”.
“Kissing scenes (filmed) inside a temple of Lord
Maheshwar (a historic city positioned on the banks of Narmada in
Madhya Pradesh) have harm the emotions of Hindus. That is
additionally encouraging ”love jihad”,” Tiwari had said.
He had named Monika Shergill and Ambika Khurana in his
The six-part Netflix sequence has been directed by
famend filmmaker Mira Nair, who is understood for her
critically-acclaimed movies similar to “Salaam Bombay”, “Monsoon
Marriage ceremony” and “The Namesake”. PTI CORR ADU MAS
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