The Indian High Commission in Canada, following an argument over poster of a documentary ‘Kaali’ that was showcased at Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, has urged the organisers to withdraw all provocative materials.
In a press release, the High Commission stated that they’ve acquired complaints from leaders of the Hindu group in Canada about “disrespectful depiction of Hindu Gods on the poster of a film showcased as a part of the ‘Under the Tent’ venture on the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto.”
“Our Consulate General in Toronto has conveyed these considerations to the organisers of the occasion (the place the Kaali Poster was launched),” learn the assertion.
“We are additionally knowledgeable that a number of Hindu teams have approached authorities in Canada to take motion. We urge the Canadian authorities and the occasion organizers to withdraw all such provocative materials,” it added.
The controversy erupted after filmmaker Leena Manimekalai shared the poster of the film Kaali on social media that depicts a lady dressed as Goddess Kaali smoking a cigarette within the poster.
Meanwhile, as per the recent studies in India, Leena has been slammed with FIRs in Delhi and UP. If a TOI report is to go by, the FIRs accuse her of legal conspiracy, offence instead of worship, intentionally hurting spiritual sentiments, and intention to impress breach of peace.
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