Breaking News: Punjab government set to ban on controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

Chandigarh , April 15, 2015 : A news flash on The Tribune (TT)’s website notes: “Punjab government is set to ban Punjabi movie ‘Nanak Shah Faqir’ “. It is notable that there is no official announcement in this regard so far, but media sections suspect that the Punjab government would soon announce to ban screening of the controversial movie with in the state.

Breaking News: Punjab government set to ban on controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’
Neelian Faujan protest against Nanak Shah Fakir movie

It is notable that Nanak Shah Fakir movie violates fundamental Sikh tenets that prohibits any portrayal of Sikh Gurus. Sikh scholars and intellectuals have termed such portrayal of Sikh Gurus as path towards “Spiritual Suicide”.

Various Sikh groups across the globe are demanding withdrawal of the movie.

It is notable that various Sikh organisations are currently holding a meeting at Jalandhar to chalk-out action plan to prevent release of the controversial movie.

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