Punjab

Ekta Kapoor’s petition; High court adjourns hearing to February 24

Dilbag Singh | December 05, 2019 03:37 PM

 

 

NAKODAR  The Punjab and Haryana high court on December 3 adjourned hearing to February 24 ,2020  on   a petition filed by Film and Television serial producer Ekta Kapoor in connection with a case registered against her and others by the Nakodar police in 2013.

It was listed before a bench headed by Justice Surindar Gutpa who adjourned hearing to February 24, 2020.

Film and Television serials Producer Ekta Kapoor ,her mother  Shobha Kapoor four members  of her team involved in production of serial Pavitra Rishta and Zee TV owner had been booked by the Nakodar police under section 295 -A of IPC for hurting religious sentiments of Valmiki community.

The case was lodged after Rauni Gill, President of Bhartiya Valmiki Sarav Dharam Samaj and a resident of Shankar complained to the police that August 5, 2013 episode of the serial had made derogatory and objectionable references towards Maharishi Valmiki which hurt religious sentiments of the community.

Apart from Ekta and her mother Meghna Amal, Sameer Kulkarni, Bhavna Thakkar and actor who made these references had been arranged as accused in the case. Zee TV owner, without naming him had also been mentioned in the accused list.

The case was registered on August 16, 2013 and petition was filed in 2014.

The court had directed the state not to take any coercive steps against the petitioners.

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