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Right-Wing Groups Demand Case Against DJ Marshmello Show Organiser

Company was wrong to organise a show for enjoyment when India was in mourning after Pulwama attacks, they said.

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Right-wing outfits protesting against a musical show of American DJ-producer Marshmello in Gurugram on Saturday, 16 February, have demanded the registration of a criminal case against its organiser.

Submitting a memorandum in this regard to Sub-Divisional Magistrate (north) Sanjeev Singla on Monday, 18 February, members of these outfits said that it was wrong for the company to organise a musical show for enjoyment and raising funds when the entire country was mourning the death of 49 CRPF troopers in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Thursday, 14 February.

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“Musical shows are meant for celebration, not when there is sadness across the country. This is not acceptable.”
Rajiv Mittal of Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Kranti Dal

Members of the Bharat Tibet Sahyog Manch, Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bajrang Dal, Hindu Kranti Dal, Hindu Jagran Manch, Hindu Sena and Shiv Sena had on Saturday - threatened to disrupt the show if it was not cancelled.

However, they could not do so following heavy police deployment at the venue.

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