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Privilege motion against Shobha De ? Does’nt it violate Freedom of Speech ?

10 April 2015 No Comment
Privilige motion against Shobha De

Privilege motion against Shobha De is it Justified ?

The constitution of India under Article 19(1A) declares that all citizens have the right to freedom of speech and expression, But Shiv Sena thinks it otherwise, if the constitution of INDIA has given every individual the right to freedom of speech , how can a Privilege motion be justified against Shobha De ? Its to be noted that De had only expressed her dissent on the diktat by the Maharashtra Government . Ms. De, reacting to Maharashtra government’s controversial move to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi films in the prime time slot, had earlier tweeted: “I love Marathi movies. Let me decide when and where to watch them, Devendra Fadnavis.

It’s true that the Marathi film Industry has not prospered to the level of Hindi Film industry and Marathi Film industry has given best Actors in the Industry but will putting them on prime slots in Multiplexes change things, No doubt as a proud Maharashtrian even we feel that Marathi Movies are fantastic, and different from Hindi Movies and are definitely mind boggling but are all Marathi movies hit ? Movies of actors like Neelu Fule, Dr.Shree ram Lagu ,Dada Kondke have given various tastes of serious and comic movies what we still cherish, even the recent movie of Riteish Deshmukh “Lai Bhari ” was a crowd puller , why ? because people enjoyed it and mouth publicity made it a hit it moreover it was the highest grossing Marathi movie, did any diktat make it a hit ?

The delicacies of Maharashtra Dahi Misal and Vada pav are eaten and enjoyed by all and few of the Multiplexes do sell Vadas too.Does by saying that that popcorns will now be replaced by (Marathi delicacies) ‘dahi misal’ and ‘vada pav’ in multiplexes insult a community ? it was again just a outburst of emotions not directed to any community nor derogatory which deserved a Privilege motion to be moved against her !!! Maharashtra is not known because of its Delicacies but because of the  Maharashtrians like Shivaji Maharaj and Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar who are a few of the renowned figures of the Great Maharashtra History.

If section 66A of the IT Act violated freedom of speech and was thrown out by Supreme Court , Isn’t the Privilege Motion against Shobha De not the same, Does the Maharashtra CM Mr.Devendra Fadnavis approve and support this if he is impartial and a real Maharashtrian he should take in stride the Criticism as he takes pride in his praises.

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