Maharashtra government on Friday decided to exempt Sanjay Dutt-starrer
Lage Raho Munnabhai
from entertainment tax for its delineation of relevance of Gandhian values, official sources said in Mumbai.
The decision to make the screening of the movie entertainment tax-free was taken by the Revenue Ministry, sources said.
Earlier, Delhi government had given the same concession to the film which also stars Arshad Warsi and Vidhya Balan.
A delegation of state Congress met Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and congratulated him on the decision, saying this was essential as the film propagated Gandhian values, a party release said in Mumbai.
"The younger generation is now waking up to Gandhian values because of the movie," the release added.