Controversy

Saffronised censor

Print edition : February 20, 2015

Pahlaj Nihalani, the new Chairman of the Censor Board. Photo: Vivek Bendre

Leela Samson. She resigned as chairperson of teh censor board over the release of "MSG: The Messenger of God". Photo: K. Ramesh Babu

Members of the Sikh community protesting against the release of the film, in New Delhi on January 16. Photo: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

The Modi government fills the vacancies in the film censor board with persons “proud” of their association with the BJP, after the resignation of Leela Samson and other panel members.
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