Netflix’s just lately launched present ‘A Appropriate Boy’ has bought into hassle over a kissing scene. Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) leaders have alleged that the present has ‘harm spiritual sentiments’.
BJP chief and Madhya Pradesh House Minister Narottam Mishra has demanded motion towards Netflix over the content material.
Gaurav Tiwari, who’s the Nationwide President of BJP’s Yuva Morcha, filed a criticism in Reeva, Madhya Pradesh.
— Gaurav Tiwari (@adolitics) November 21, 2020
“Netflix is selling love jihad,” Tiwari stated in a tweet in Hindi. He shared the scene from ‘A Appropriate Boy’ the place a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy share a kiss at a temple.
BJP spokesperson and advocate Gaurav Goel took the same motion. He additionally demanded an FIR to be lodged towards Netflix.
“If any OTT platform is intentionally insulting the Hindu Gods & Goddess, pls file the criticism with the police or native court docket beneath Part 295A of IPC. The legislation will handle such offenders. In case of any help, you possibly can contact me or @chakusameer,” he tweeted.
Mishra, in the meantime, stated, “I’ve instructed authorities to examine what authorized motion will be taken towards these scenes on the Netflix OTT platform and the producer-director of the sequence”.
“A Appropriate Boy” pic.twitter.com/oYSiizJxCQ
— Dr Narottam Mishra (@drnarottammisra) November 22, 2020
A while again, Mishra had confirmed that Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP authorities was working in the direction of bringing a legislation towards ‘Love Jihad’.
‘A Appropriate Boy’ is directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair. It’s an adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel by the identical identify.
The six-episode net sequence, set in Unbiased India from 1951, launched on Netflix on October 23. It featured Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Tanya Maniktala and Rasika Dugal in pivotal roles.