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Nepal Army bans screening of "Badhshala"


KATHMANDU, JAN 27 - The Ministry of Information and Communications have banned the screening of Nepali movie " Badhshala " saying the contents of the film shows misuse of Nepal Army uniform. The Ministry sent a letter sent to Nepali Cinema Development Board, directing to ban the movie. Earlier, the Nepal Army had drawn the attention of the Information Ministry towards the film saying that " Badhshala ' is against the Film Production, Broadcasting and Distrubution Act. "As the film was produced without informing the concerned bodies, the ministry has been requested not to provide permission for screening the movie and to stop the screening even if the theatres have been given permission," the Information Ministry said in the letter.


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