Padmaavat row: Karni Sena does 'Gandhigiri' in Lucknow
Amid reports of violent protests in Rajasthan and Haryana, Karni Sena members went on a unique protest against the release of Padmaavat in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday. Protesters at Lucknow's Novelty cinema presented roses to people and appealed them to not watch the film.
A protester says 'we will also compensate money of the tickets in case people have already bought'. Not only flowers, the protestors even offered to reimburse the amount of the ticket in case people have already bought it, reported ANI.
"We will also compensate money of the tickets in case people have already bought," said a member of Karni Sena.
Various fringe groups including Karni Sena has gone on a rampage and vandalized various cinema halls screening the movie.
On the other hand, a video of scared children crouching in a school bus in Haryana targeted by hooligans protesting Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie "Padmaavat" provoked national outrage on Thursday. The Haryana Police arrested 18 people in connection with the attack on a school bus. The arrested individuals would be produced before the Sohna Court later.