Maha HM writes to Centre, demands ban on broadcast of film based on Prophet Muhammad
The Home Minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh has written to Centre demanding a ban on the broadcast of a film based on Prophet Muhammad. Anil Deshmukh has sought the ban on the film under the Information Technology Act to ensure the law and order situation is not affected in the state.
The film “Muhammad: The Messenger of God” is to be broadcast on July 21. The home minister has also demanded that instructions be issued to prevent broadcast of the film on digital platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp among others.