Guwahati, August 8, 2019:
After the abrogation of Article 370, Pakistan has banned Indian films from being screened in cinemas across the nation, as announced by the government on Thursday.
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Firdous Ashiq Awan, special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Information and Broadcasting, claimed this action was in retaliation to India’s abrogation of the Constitution’s Article 370, which gave special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and allowed it to have a separate constitution, a state flag, and autonomy over the internal administration.
As per media reports, Awan claimed her government was making various efforts to highlight the current Kashmir situation internationally.
In recent times, Pakistan also banned various Hindi films like- ‘Raazi’, ‘Aiyyari’, and ‘Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran’ owing to what Pakistan felt was politically objectionable content.
Besides films, all kinds of Indian cultural content has also been banned in Pakistan.
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