After the Maharashtra government ordered an inquiry against AIB Roast event, CM Devendra Fadnavis comments on the topic
Maharashtra government on Monday ordered an inquiry into a comedy show held here even as police launched a probe following a complaint against filmmaker Karan Johar, actor Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, among others, for allegedly using "filthy and abusive language" during the event.
Maharashtra Chief Minister has now commented upon this incident. "If the AIB roast was vulgar and not in accordance with the law, then we will act."
On Monday, Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde had tweeted that no moral policing will be done in this matter. Earlier on Monday, Tawde had said, "Officials of the Culture Department will examine the (AIB show) videos for the content. If found vulgar, an action will be initiated."
According to the written complaint by Akhilesh Tiwari, president of Brahman Ekta Seva Sanstha in Mumbai, filed at Sakinaka police station on Monday, the trio, along with other performers, had allegedly passed abusive and offensive remarks against one another and at the audience present there, police said.
The episode on YouTube had social media abuzz with Kapoor and Singh being openly criticised. The event was hosted by Johar.
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