Arun Jaitley meets Shyam Benegal for refurbishment of Censor board

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Published Jan 10, 2016, 1:45 am IST
Updated Mar 26, 2019, 10:45 am IST
Union minister for information and broadcasting Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)
 Union minister for information and broadcasting Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

Mumbai: Union minister for information and broadcasting Arun Jaitley and minister of state for information and broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore on Saturday met Shyam Benegal panel to look into the revamp of the the Central Board of Film Certification. In the meeting, Mr Jaitley said that the film certification guidelines should be as non-discretionary as possible.

 Mr Jaitley observed that in most countries of the world there is a mechanism for certifying films and documentaries, but it has to be ensured that in doing so, artistic creativity and freedom do not get curtailed. He also said that the film certification guidelines need contemporary interpretation.

 

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