Photo : PTIRaipur: Congress on Tuesday dismissed allegations leveled by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Brijmohan Agrawal who claimed that the Bhupesh Baghel government in Chhattisgarh was threatening theatre owners to take down ‘The Kashmir Files’ movie.Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the film is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in 1990.Reacting to Agrawal’s allegations against the Congress government in Chhattisgarh, party spokesperson Sushil Anand Shukla said that the saffron party leader is lying and there were no restrictions of any kind imposed on the movie by the state government.”Chhattisgarh BJP MLA Brijmohan Agrawal is lying and there are no restrictions of any kind imposed on the movie by our government. The movie is running in the theatres and the people are free to watch it at their will,” Shukla told ANI.He further held the Bharatiya Janata Party responsible for the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir valley in the Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the film is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in 1990.90s. “In fact, we want people to go and watch the movie&understand that the situation arose in the country when VP Singh was PM and BJP was in support of him. Jammu and Kashmir Governor was BJP leader and state was under the President’s rule which means the BJP was indirectly ruling the state,” the Congress spokesperson said.
Congress refutes allegations of restriction on ‘The Kashmir Files’, says BJP MLA is lying