The film 'The Kashmir Files', made on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, has been in the news since its release and it has also taken political colour. Many states have declared this film tax-free, while in some states prohibitory orders are being implemented regarding this film. In Kota, Rajasthan, officials have imposed Section 144 in the district citing law and order. This prohibitory order will be in force in the district from March 22 to April 21. Officials say that this step has been taken as a precaution ahead of many festivals.
According to the order issued by the District Collector and District Magistrate (Acting) Rajkumar Singh, a ban has been imposed on the gathering of crowds, protests, processions and marches. The festivals of Cheti Chand, Mahavir Jayanti, Good Friday, Baisakhi, Jum'-atul-Wida will be held during this period. The official order states that this order will not apply to works of government, Covid vaccination and police programs.
Gunjal said that the state government is so scared that it has imposed Section 144. The former MLA said, 'No power in the world can stop tomorrow's Chandi March. It is not going to stop even with a police lathi charge or arrest. Let us inform you that Vivek Agnihotri's film 'The Kashmir Files' was released in theatres on March 11. A large number of people are reaching theatres to see this film. The film narrates the atrocities, atrocities and sufferings faced by Kashmiri Pandits in the 1990s.
The film has become tax-free in Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tripura, Goa and Uttarakhand. Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher Pallavi Joshi, Darshan Kumar and other actors have worked in this film. Agnihotri has previously directed films like "The Tashkent Files", "Hate Story" and "Buddha in a Traffic Jam".