PRIYA SINGH PAUL Vs. MADHUR BHANDARKAR AND OTHERS
HIGH COURT OF BOMBAY
Priya Singh Paul
Madhur Bhandarkar And Others
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(1.) Heard the learned counsel for the respective parties, finally on the preliminary objections to the maintainability and entertainability of present writ petition.
(2.) The Petition is filed by the Petitioner, who claims to be a biological daughter of late Sanjay Gandhi, son of late Smt. Indira Gandhi and prayed as under:
"A. That, this Hon'ble Court be pleased to issue Writ of Certiorari and/or any other appropriate Writ, Order exercising powers under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950, quashing and setting aside the Certificate granted by Central Board of Film Certification to Film "Indu Sarkar" directed by Respondent No.1 and produced by Respondent No.2 and this Hon'ble Court be pleased to Megha 2/9 27_wpl_1947_2017.doc grant permanent prohibitory injunction order restraining public exhibition, display and viewership of film "Indu Sarkar" in any manner till 30% facts stated by Respondent No.1 (Madhur Bhandarkar) are deleted from the film to the satisfaction of the CBFC.
B) Pending the hearing and final disposal of this Petition this Hon'ble Court be pleased to grant temporary prohibitory injunction order restraining the impugned Certificate of CBFC and public display, exhibition, release of film "Indu Sarkar" as directed by Respondent No.1 and produced by Respondent No.2 in all manners for public viewership;"
Thereby, invoking Article 226 of the Constitution of India and the prayer is made to quash and set aside the certificate granted by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to "Indu Sarkar" film. The prayer is also made for ad-interim injunction restraining the main certificate of CBFC by public displaying, exhibition and release of the film as directed by Respondent Nos.1 and 2 and in all manners for public viewership.
(3.) The matter was mentioned on Friday and in view of urgency so expressed, listed for admission today. All Respondents are Megha 3/9 27_wpl_1947_2017.doc served. The date of release of the film is 28 th July, 2017, therefore, final hearing at admission stage itself.;
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