Andhra Pradesh government bans 100-year-old ‘Chintamani Padya Natakam’

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The Andhra Pradesh government has banned  the popular ‘Chintamani Padya Natakam’, play which has fascinated people for almost 100 years .

  • The play was written in Telugu language by playwright Kallakuri Narayana Rao in 1920.
  • In the play, the writer explains how people neglect their families by falling prey to certain social evils
  • The government’s decision to ban the staging of the play was in response to the representation submitted by the members of a particular community objecting to certain dialogues and portrayal of a character in the noted Telugu play.

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