Why I killed Gandhi Controversy: Here's What Supreme Court Said In The Matter

Why I killed Gandhi Controversy: A bench of Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice JK Maheshwari declined to entertain the petition filed by Sikandar Bahl through advocate Anuj Bhandari. Here's the full report.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 31, 2022 17:52 IST
Why I killed Gandhi Controversy: Here's What Supreme Court Said In The Matter
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Why I killed Gandhi Controversy: The Supreme Court has refused to hear the petition filed to ban the film 'Why I Killed Gandhi' from the OTT platform, any other online social media platform or any display or publication of any of its contents and In this case, the petitioner has been directed to approach the High Court. Let us tell you that the petitioner had filed a petition in the Supreme Court that the producers of the film 'Why I Killed' Gandhi are targeting the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and trying to malign his image.

A Bench Of Justice Indira Banerjee And Jk Maheshwari Gave The Direction-

A bench of Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice JK Maheshwari declined to entertain the petition filed by Sikandar Bahl through advocate Anuj Bhandari. The court, however, observed that it appears to be a serious cause of concern to the petitioner as a citizen, but also observed that it did not violate any fundamental right of the citizen.

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However, considering the gravity of the matter, the Supreme Court has given liberty to the petitioner to approach the High Court with his grievances. Let us tell you that in the petition, the respondents have also sought a direction to remove all the material related to the film "Why I Killed Gandhi" from all the online platforms.

According to the petitioner, the film 'Why I Killed Gandhi' produced by Kalyani Singh under the banner of Rights Media International is based on the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse and the court trial. The film attempts to tarnish the image of Mahatma Gandhi and at the same time glorifies Nathuram Godse. The trailer of the film 'Why I Killed Gandhi' was released for public viewing on 22 January.

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Nana Patole Had Also Demanded Ban-

Let us tell you that this film is made on Nathuram Godse, who shot dead the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Earlier, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress President Nana Patole wrote a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray demanding a stay on the release of the film 'Why I Killed Gandhi'.