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SC Asks Centre, CBFC To Respond To Filmmaker Amol Palekar's Plea Seeking Relaxation In Censorship Of Films

A notice has been issued to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the censor board based on the PIL.

17/04/2017 12:58 PM IST | Updated 17/04/2017 1:31 PM IST
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NEW DELHI -- The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) asking both to file a reply on noted actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar's plea.

Palekar had moved the apex court seeking certain relaxations in censorship rules by means of removal of pre-censorship of movies.

A notice has been issued to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the censor board, based on the PIL, in order to relax the pre-censorship seen on Indian films.

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