Udta Punjab Public reactions: Thumbs up for Shahid, Diljit; ‘abuses fly too high’, say Punjab audiences

Udta Punjab

Udta Punjab Public reactions: Thumbs up for Shahid, Diljit; ‘abuses fly too high’, say Punjab audiences The first show of ‘Udta Punjab’ in Ludhiana at MBD Cinepolis saw 41 people in the hall, majority being college students and youth. After courting controversy and clash with the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), the film Udta Punjab finally released on Friday. The censor board had accused the filmmakers of ‘showing Punjab in poor light’ over its drugs trade and addiction problem recommending 89 cuts initially. But after the Bombay High Court verdict,…

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China targets parents with religion rules in Xinjiang

China targets parents with religion rules in Xinjiang

China targets parents with religion rules in Xinjiang   Government denies committing abuses and says legal rights of Uighur people are protected as new laws are announced. File: China guarantees freedom of religion but has cracked down on some Muslim religious schools [Aly Song/Reuters] Parents and guardians in China’s heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang who encourage or force their children into religious activities will be reported to the police, the government said on Wednesday while unveiling new education rules. Hundreds of people have died in recent years in Xinjiang, the…

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