The Accidental Prime Minister protest: Youth Congress activists tear screen at posh Kolkata multiplex

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The Accidental Prime Minister protest: Youth Congress activists tear screen at posh Kolkata multiplex

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The Accidental Prime Minister protest: Activists of Youth Congress have vandalised a multiplex located at a posh Kolkata mall. The supporters of the youth wing of Congress also created a ruckus and protested against the screening of “The Accidental Prime Minister” in another multiplex in the West Bengal capital. The incident took place at Inox theatre in Quest Mall where activists with party flags protested when the late evening show began. They allegedly tore the screen scaring the audience.

One of the demonstrators were heard saying, calling the film propaganda to “show former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress party in poor light,” youth Congress activists said, “We will not allow screening of this film anywhere. It shows Congress leaders in poor light.” Following the protest, the show was cancelled.”The respective shows had to be cancelled in two theatres due to agitation keeping in mind safety of the guests,” a spokesperson of the multiplex chain was quoted as saying by PTI.