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Padmaavat: Violent protests in Gujarat, buses torched in Mehsana, Gandhinagar

Padmaavat: Violent protests in Gujarat, buses torched in Mehsana, Gandhinagar

protesters torched buses in areas like Gandhinagar, Mehsana and Ahmedabad demanding complete ban over the film. Meanwhile, amidst the violence, the Ahmedabad Police Commissioner issued a notification stating that those protesting near multiplexes, malls will be booked under section 308 of IPC, which is an attempt to commit culpable homicide. The BJP governed Ahmedabad was one of the four states which banned the film from releasing before the Supreme Court’s order. The Gujarat Police has stopped public buses in several routes and violators have been arrested to prevent any untoward incidents. “I appeal the protesters not to indulge in violence,” said the DGP.