Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], March 14 (ANI): BJP Hyderabad candidate Madhavi Latha talked about the movie ‘Razakar – Silent Genocide of Hyderabad’.

The movie brings out the historical reality of Nizam’s reign in Telangana right before and after Indian independence.

She told ANI, ” Yesterday, there was the opening of ‘Razakar’ film, once you know the true character of it; it feels like why we were not born then, otherwise, we would have taken the sword to protect the dignity of our Telangana brothers…Why there are still ‘Razakars’ in Hyderabad? Why still the rule of Razakars are continuing here? Even an Ola driver fears coming inside the Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency…From here, there is no bus facility, and we don’t have a metro either, therefore, Ola does not come inside…now tell me is this not the world of Razakars? I request everyone in Telangana to watch the ‘Razakar’ movie..”

In the film, it is shown that the Nizam aimed to make Hyderabad an independent Islamic state, and a silent genocide was committed on the Hindu population of Hyderabad state.

Latha is the chairperson of Virinchi Hospitals and also the founder of the Lopamudra Charitable Trust and the LathaMa Foundation.A Bench of Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Anil Kumar Jukanti observed that the petitioner had not challenged the certificate issued to the movie by the Central Board of Film Certification. However, the Bench gave liberty to the petitioner to further claim remedy available under the law. The Bench noted that the petitioner cannot demand a direction to stay release of the film based on the trailer of the movie.

The writ petition was filed by the Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR), represented by its secretary Mohammed Wasiq Nadim Khan. Petitioner’s counsel contended that the movie, if released, was likely to incite communal feelings. It would create animosity among communities and result in disturbances to law and order situation, counsel said.