oh my rajasthan! logo
 

Female Literacy in Rajasthan is more concerning than Padmavati

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has also jumped into the ongoing controversy surrounding Padmavati stating that education of the Rajasthani women is more important than their “ghoonghats”.

Scroll down for more.!

Shashi Tharoor on Padmavati controversy

Shashi Tharoor on Padmavati controversy

Tharoor wrote on twitter, "Agree totally. The Padmavati controversy is an opportunity to focus on the conditions of Rajasthani women today & not just of queens six centuries ago. Rajasthan’s female literacy among lowest. Education more important than ghooghats".

A BJP member has demanded that Sanjay Leela Bhansali be "tried for treason" and that CBFC should not certify the movie, while some want the movie's release date to be delayed in view of the Gujarat elections, and then there are others who feel the movie must be shown to historians before it is given wings to fly. On Friday, Prasoon Joshi came out in support of Bhansali, saying the CBFC respected him "as an individual and artist".

The Rajasthan government is also planning to set up a committee to watch the movie.

Andhare is confident that the CBFC will have "appropriate representation from the necessary quarters, historians included. We have no reservations on that count. We trust the CBFC's judgement," he said, as they await a CBFC screening of the film.

The conjecture is that the makers have showcased a romantic dream sequence between Rani Padmavati and invader Alauddin Khilji - a claim put to rest by Bhansali as incorrect.

source: thequint

Tags

See Also

News

rajasthan tourist diaries

सुर्खियां

rajasthan tourist diaries
Contact Us
Oh My Rajasthan !
:
Maroon Door Communications Private Limited,
520-522, North Block, Tower-2,
World Trade Park,
Jaipur, Rajasthan,
India 302017
:
0141 - 2728866
Quick Links
Follow Us
oh my rajasthan! instagram
Get In Touch

Copyright Oh My Rajasthan 2016