Nahargarh Fort Death: Is it connected to Padmavati? Some unanswered questions

Nahargarh Fort Death: Is it connected to Padmavati? Some unanswered questions

The incident of a body being found hanging on top of the Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur on Friday in connection with the protests against Padmavati shocked all.

The Jaipur police are investigating the case and it is not sure whether it is a suicide or a murder.

It is to be noted that the movie release, that was scheduled for December 1 had had to be deferred following threats and bounties worth crores being issued for the makers of the movie.

Police in Jaipur said they were finding out whether the 40-year-old man's death - his body was found on the outer walls of the Nahargarh Fort - had anything to do with the "Padmavati" row. The deceased was identified as Chetan (22) on the basis of an Aadhaar card found in his pocket.

"We don't just hang effigies", it said. This one message made all believe that it was done by the anti-Padmavati brigade.

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"Padmavati ka virodh. Hum putle nahin jalate....latkate hain" slogans were seen on the stones nearby the body.

Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat all BJP ruled states - and Punjab, ruled by the Congress, have already opposed the release of the movie.

The Delhi high court has dismissed a petition seeking the setting up of a panel prior to the release of film "Padmavati" to ensure there is no "distortion of history".

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali " s magnum opus Padmavati has been mired in controversy from quite some time.

Along with Deepika Padukone playing the title role of Rani Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor is playing Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh playing that of Sultan Alauddin Khilji.

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