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Dance bar ban in Mumbai challenged by SC, again

The Maharashtra government has been working hard to ban dance bars in the state. The government had thought that the Bollywood capital should embrace sanity and stop girls from dancing in bars and restaurant in 2005. The ban was challenged … Continue reading

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Dance bar ban: Maharashtra govt to challenge HC order

The Maharashtra government in India is planning to approach the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court’s decision of lifting the ban on dance bars in the state. 2009 video about the news

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Mujra Culture – ban attempt of Maharashtra Government in 2005

The Maharashtra Government’s 2005 move to ban dance bars had created a furore. At issue was the livelihood of 500,000 people, including dancers, owners and bar hands, in this Rs 1500-crore unorganized industry, besides the dangers of moral policing. On … Continue reading

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