Udaipur ADM SC Sharma has issued an order stating that students in both government and private schools should not perform on the 'ghoomar' song from film Padmaavat during Republic Day celebrations.
Recently, Deepika Padukone’s exposed midriff in the song ‘Ghoomar’ was covered by using Computer Generated Imagery in the wake of ongoing protests against the movie.
Earlier in November, an education officer in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas had issued a circular banning 'ghoomar' from being played at cultural programmes in schools. However, the district collector later ordered for withdrawal of the circular with immediate effect and said a show cause notice had been served to the officer concerned to explain his action
The Sanjay Leela Bhansali magnum opus has been embroiled into controversy since its inception. While various Hindu and Rajput fringe outfits have raised objections over the epic drama, the Supreme Court has given a green signal to the film.
The top court had set aside the notification passed by the states of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat to ban the release of the movie.
Meanwhile, various fringe groups including Rajput Karni Sena has gone on a rampage and are creating ruckus all over India demanding a ban on the film.