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Dharna against vulgar, violent singing held

Jalandhar, Hindustan Times  Jalandhar, April 09, 2013
First Published: 20:15 IST(9/4/2013) | Last Updated: 20:17 IST(9/4/2013)

Indian Peoples' Theatre Association organised a dharna against vulgar and violent singing, outside the district administrative complex on Tuesday. The oprotesters burnt an effigy and submitted a memorandum to the deputy commissioner.

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Protesters alleged that most singers had simply let go of any rationale for the choice of lyrics in their songs, but these were having a very negative impact on the younger generation.

They claimed that there was a definite link between the rising incidents of crime and these songs. They also alleged that such cheap songs were bringing a very bad name to the state and demanded a stringent law to stop such songs to come into market.

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