Padmavati stir: Violent threats unacceptable, says V-P Naidu
Amid the Padmavati row, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday that violent threats were unacceptable in a democracy.
Amid the Padmavati row, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday that violent threats were unacceptable in a democracy.Not directly referring to the controversy, but films and art in general, he warned against undermining the rule of law in the country. "Whether these fellows have that much money or not, I doubt.
Kshatriya Rajput Sabha members stage a protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansalis Padmavati in Shimla on Saturday. pic/PTI
Everyone is announcing R1 crore reward. Is it so easy to have R1 crore? This is not acceptable in a democracy. You have the right to protest in a democratic manner, go to the appropriate authorities... you cannot physically obstruct and can't give violent threats. Let us not undermine the rule of law," he said.
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