Padmavati stir: Violent threats unacceptable, says V-P Naidu

Updated: Nov 26, 2017, 17:16 IST | Agencies

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
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.

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Mumbai MTNL building fire: 84 people rescued

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK