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Last Updated: Monday, 15 September, 2003, 15:49 GMT 16:49 UK
Bollywood films ban to be defied
Distributors and cinema owners in north-east India have decided to defy a ban on screening of Bollywood films in the region.

Two powerful separatist groups in the region have demanded a ban on screening Hindi-language movies which, they say, undermine local culture.

The Eastern India Motion Pictures Association (EIMPA) said that more than 12 associations of distributors and cinema owners will defy the ban.




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