Row over Nanak Shah Fakir film: Punjab Wide Protests on March 25


ssf-mehta-protest-letterCHANDIGARH —Upcoming Hindi film Nanak Shah Fakir, which is already running into controversies since several organisations from across the world want the film to be banned, has sparked ow among Sikhs across the world for hurting religious sentiments.

According to Sikh24 News, various Sikh organizations including Sikh Students Federation (Mehta) are all set to hold state level protests on March 25 against this movie. The activists of the Sikh body will be submitting memorandum to deputy commissioners in every district of Punjab to seek a statewide ban.

Talking to media persons, SSF (M) president Bhai Parmjit Singh Khalsa said that it is very unfortunate to present Guru Sahib and his family members in the film by its director and producer. He declared that his organization would oppose this film strongly and would not allow it to be screened in cinemas.

In addition, Sikh Youth of Punjab also took serious notice of this movie and threatened stir if the movie is not banned. Its leaders have appealed all the Sikhs to join hands to stop the release of the movie.