“Why SC’s order revoking Bengal’s ban on ‘The Kerala Story’ was an exercise in futility”, Swarajyamag, May 20, 2023:
“The Supreme Court struck down the ban imposed by the Bengal government on screening of ‘The Kerala Story’ Thursday (18 May).
But the order, for all practical purposes, is a fruitless one and the entire exercise — the producers of the movie seeking the lifting of the ban and the apex court conducting hearings before striking down the ban–has turned out to be an exercise in futility.
That’s because the revocation of the ban, coming a full ten days after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered the state administration to issue the ban diktat to movie theatres, has not led to any movie hall in Bengal resuming the screening of the film…..”
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