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Canadian popstar Justin Bieber’s Mumbai concert organisers to pay ₹2.77 crore fine?

Mumbai city news: A show-cause notice has been sent to the organisers for not providing complete information on sponsors and partners

mumbai Updated: Jun 03, 2017 18:04 IST
Megha Pol
Megha Pol
Hindustan Times
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Justin Bieber performed in Mumbai on May 10.(File)

Canadian popstar Justin Bieber’s concert in Mumbai is back in the news. Reason: the entertainment department of the Thane district collectorate has sent a show-cause notice to its organisers for not providing complete information on sponsors and partners, and allowing more people than permitted to attend the show.

Aniruddha Ashtaputre, district information officer, said, “The company, in its affidavit submitted to us to seek permission for the event, did not mention any other partner or sponsor. We have sent a notice to Arjun Jain, MD of White Fox, the organiser, asking him why they should not be asked to pay Rs2.77-crore fine for this omission.”

The organisers have been given seven days file their reply.

More than 7,000 people entered the stands without buying the tickets. The organisers should give us an account of this, failing which they will have to pay additional fine.”

First Published: May 23, 2017 14:37 IST