ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Police and Censorship of Plays

The Indian Constitution assigns matters of legislation related to 'theatres and dramatic performances' exclusively to state governments; this function, in some instances, has been delegated to the police with the enactment of several police acts. It is time that a separate statute is enacted establishing an independent machinery for censorship of plays.

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