Body found in Jaipur's Nahargarh fort, message claims link to Padmavati row

Body found in Jaipur's Nahargarh fort, message claims link to Padmavati row

The body of a man was found hanging inside Jaipur's Nahargarh Fort, on Friday morning, along with an anti-Padmavati message. "'Padmavati" has been facing a series of protests from pro-Hindutuva and members of royal family particularly in Rajasthan.

The movie was scheduled to release on December 1, and has been postponed now. The man has been identified as Chetan Kumar, a resident of Jaipur. One of the messages reads, "Padmavati ka virodh karne walo, hum kile par sirf putle nahi latkate".

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. Another message mention that they (the ones who have hanged the body) do not hang effigies.

The Hindi film, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is in the eye of a raging and often-violent storm. The British sensor board, however, has cleared the movie without any cuts. This was rightly understood to be in protest against Padmavati the film and media houses ran stories on the same line.

Body found in Jaipur's Nahargarh fort, message claims link to Padmavati row
Body found in Jaipur's Nahargarh fort, message claims link to Padmavati row

The Rajput Karni Sena, which has been spearheading a campaign against the movie, depicting the life and times of Chittorgarh's queen Padmini, distanced itself from the incident. The nature of death, whether suicide or murder is yet to be decided by the police as well.

Along with Karni Sena, many other Rajput groups and political leaders have protested against the film saying that the filmmakers have distorted the history.

The movie has been mired in controversies over its release.

Padmavati stars Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini alongside Shahid Kapoor who plays the role of Raja Rawal Ratan Singh.

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