The petition seeking a ban on the trailer of the upcoming film 'The Accidental Prime Minister' has been dismissed by the Delhi High Court. Instead, the Delhi High Court has directed the petitioners to file a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the matter. The petition was filed by Pooja Mahajan, a Delhi based designer, through her lawyer, advocate Arun Maitri. The petition can be read here. [embeddoc url="https://www.medianama.com/wp-content/uploads/petition-accidental-pm.pdf" download="all"] Maitri told MediaNama, "the Court is of the view that the matter is of public importance and that it requires the adjudication of a PIL." The matter has been listed for hearing on January 9, 2018. "Now the issue has become much larger, the film is going to be released on January 11th. The issue will not be just about banning the trailer but banning the film also," added Maitri. Earlier,…
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