A body was found hanging at Jaipur’s Nahargarh fort today, On a nearby rock, with a message scratched which implied anger over the upcoming release of the film Padmavati.
The scratching on the rocks near that wall of the Nahargarh Fort was in Hindi which read “Hum Gala Nahi Katate, Latkate hai!”
Another stone was scribbled “Padmavati ka Virodh (in opposition to Padmavati)“.
According to police, it’s not clear if this is a case of suicide or murder. The dead man is a 40-year-old resident of Jaipur known as Chetan Saini. according to news agency ANI.
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The leaders of the Karni Sena and several politicians haven’t seen the movie yet but they have this pre-conceived that The queen, Padmini, has been disrespected by Mr. Bhansali in his movie and Her Character assassination has been done by showing her romantic involvement with Alauddin Khilji in the movie.
The Karni Sena has threatened the director and the lead, Deepika Padukone, with violence.
This raging storm had given its indication way before while the shooting of Padmavati was ongoing. The Karni Sena assaulted Mr. Bhansali and vandalized his set: large groups of Rajputs including in Chittoor have held demonstrations against the film.