Sikh Bodies Challenged Movie ‘Messenger of God’ in High Court

CHANDIGARH, Punjab—Mohali based Sikh organization Kalgidhar Sewak Jatha has filed a petition in Punjab and Haryana High Court against the controversial movie of Sirsa cult chief ‘Messenger of God’. The Chief of Kalgidhar Sewak Jatha, S. Jatinderpal Singh, has demanded in his petition that Haryana and Chandigarh administration should also impose a ban on this controversial movie following the decision of the Punjab Government.


Gurmeet Ram rahim
Gurmeet Ram rahim

He has said in the petition that the movie will be broadcasted probably on 28 January in cinemas of Haryana and Chandigarh, so the court should ban it as soon as possible. Giving the reference to accusations of Sirsa cult chief in cases of murders, rapes, making devotees impotent etc, the petitioner said that the movie has already poisoned the environment of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi before its release. After the release, the conditions in these cases might worsen.  

Film Certification Appeal at Tribunal (FCAT) has been specially charged in the petition. Haryana Government, UT Administration has also been asked for answers. Issue of Resignations of 9 members and chief (Lela Samsun) of the Censor Board has been also referred in the petition.  After the necessary scrutiny on Thursday, debate will be held on Friday.


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