MNIK protests spill over to Delhi and Gujarat

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New Delhi, Feb 12: Protests against Shahrukh Rukh 'My Name is Khan' have spilled over to Delhi and Gujarat. While Shiv Sena workers attacked a theater in Delhi, Bajrang Dal has taken up the responsibility to disrupt the release of the movie in Gujarat.

Following the party's and the party chief Bal Thackeray's protest against SRK's new film, Sena workers in Delhi took to vandalism in the nation's capital.

The activists attacked Satyam Theatre located in Janakpuri area where 'My Name Is Khan' was expected to be released on Friday, Feb 12.

Multiplexes in Mumbai bowed to Sena's threats and backed off from releasing the film in the city on Thursday, Feb 11 despite heavy police security and assurances from Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on safety and protection to theatres and movie goers.

Meanwhile in Gujarat, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) who called for boycott of SRK film a day ahead of the release, have now resorted to vandalism.

In Ahmedabad, protesting activists from Bajrang Dal have torn down posters even after the multiplexes took a collective decision to not release the film.

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