Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath saw the story of Kerala after Adah Sharma starrer The Kerala Story was made tax free in the state. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took time out from his busy schedule on Friday, May 12, to watch Sudipto Sen’s controversial film ‘The Kerala Story’ in Lucknow. The CM watched the film a day after meeting the film’s lead actress Adah Sharma, director Sudipto Sen and producer Vipul Shah in Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh government has already made ‘The Kerala Story’ tax-free in the state. A special screening was organized for Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet at 11.30 am at Lok Bhavan Auditorium.
CM was engrossed in watching the film wearing traditional clothes
Tweeted by a news agency on its UP-Uttarakhand handle, a clip has also been shared along with information that UP CM Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet members watched The Kerala Story at Lok Bhavan. In this, CM Yogi Adityanath, dressed in his traditional saffron attire, can be seen watching the special screening of Adah Sharma film. A day before this, on Wednesday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met the team of ‘The Kerala Story’. Actress Adah Sharma, director Sudipto Sen, producer and creative Vipul Amritlal Shah shared their experiences with the CM.
The team of the film met the CM a day before
On Tuesday, the film was declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh. Filmmaker Vipul requested the CM to watch the film. Vipul said on the film being declared tax-free, “Uttar Pradesh government and Yogi ji have boosted our morale. It has increased a lot, has strengthened our thinking a lot. It was also hoped that on May 12, the film would be seen in a special screening at Lok Bhavan along with the rest of the cabinet members.
Ban in West Bengal should be removed: Deputy CM
#WATCH , Lucknow: …" This movie must be shown in all parts of the country. This is India’s government under the leadership of PM Modi, therefore we’re getting to watch movies like The Kerala Story, and Kashmir Files. If it would have been Congress govt, they would have given away… pic.twitter.com/NS5ihnRcm6
UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya after watching the film said that this film should be shown in all parts of the country. This is the government of India under the leadership of PM Modi, so we are getting to see films like The Kerala Story and The Kashmir Files. If there was a Congress government, they would have given Kashmir to Pakistan by doing politics of appeasement. The ban on the film (The Kerala Story) in West Bengal should be lifted. The truth about West Bengal will also come out in future.
Film tax free in Madhya Pradesh- Haryana too
Apart from Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan also shared a video on his official Twitter handle, announcing that The Kerala Story will now be tax-free in Madhya Pradesh. Announcing the film, the CM of Madhya Pradesh said, ‘The story of Kerala makes people aware about love-jihad, terrorism and religion. The film also throws light on how girls are trapped in the name of religion. The Haryana government has also made Kerala Story tax free. Haryana CM tweeted, ‘Kerala Story has been made tax free in Haryana.’