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Vulgar songs: Punjab to finalise policy soon

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, March 01, 2013
First Published: 19:40 IST(1/3/2013) | Last Updated: 23:52 IST(1/3/2013)

The Punjab government informed the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday that it would soon finalise the policy regarding recording/playing of vulgar and indecent songs.

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The statement was made before the division bench headed by chief justice Arjan Kumar Sikri during resumed hearing of a public interest litigation filed by a non-governmental organisation, HELP (Human Empowerment League of Punjab) of Nawanshahr (Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar) district.

The petitioner has suggested the constitution of a censor board to check such menace or framing of an effective policy.

Citing news reports, the petitioner had told the court about some Punjabi singers who had been recording vulgar/lewd songs and "crossing all limits of decency".

The petition names singers such as Honey Singh, Diljit Dosanjh, Gippy Grewal, Amar Chamkila, Ashok Masti and Geeta Zaildar, "whose music albums/songs should be scrutinised and appropriate action taken against them as per law."

The case would now come up for hearing on April 25.

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