Capt Amarinder announces to release uncensored version of Udta Punjab movie in Majitha on Jun 17

Chandigarh 11 May 2016: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh has announced that to release the uncensored copies of the controversial movie Udta Punjab in Majitha in Amritsar on June 17, the scheduled date of the release of the movie. Amarinder claimed that Majitha was epicenter of drug trade in Punjab.

In a written statement issued yesterday Capt Amarinder said that he has written to the producers of the movie, Anurag Kashyap and Ekta Kapoor urging them to provide the uncensored CDs so that he can release it on the scheduled date to coincide with the worldwide premier of the movie on June 17.

The former Chief Minister said that the purpose of releasing the movie in Majitha was to tell the ruling SAD (Badal) and the BJP that no matter to what extent they try to go to gag the “truth”, he will expose it at any cost.

“Not only do we want to highlight the harsh reality of Punjab, but also assert the right to freedom of speech and expression guaranteed by our constitution which is being infringed upon by the BJP at the behest of the Badals, using the Censor Board”, he said in the letter to the producers.

Source: Sikh Siyasat

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