MoS I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore was on Tuesday asked his opinion on Anurag Kashyap's tweet at a press conference.
"Do you think you are living in North Korea? We can have a vote here, it is a democracy," Rathore responded.
He added, "In last 5 months, many filmmakers were unhappy with CBFC decision and they appealed to the tribunal and were satisfied."
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Anurag Kashyap, one of the producers of 'Udta Punjab', compared the ongoing censorship regarding his upcoming film 'Udta Punjab' to the dictator regime of North Korea.
Not only that Kashyap also called Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani, 'oligarch' and 'dictator'.
'Udta Punjab', a Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh starrer movie, delves into how the youth there have succumbed to drugs.
Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film is slated for release on June 17.