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Aarav Jaiteley

Aarav Jaiteley

Asked on 18 January, 2019

What is the Supreme Court verdict on dance bars all about?

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The Supreme Court struck down strict provisions of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene Dance in Hotels, Restaurant and Bar Rooms and Protection of Dignity of Women (Working therein) Act, 2016 and paved path for re-opening dance bars in the state.

Pranav Chattopadhyay

Pranav Chattopadhyay

Asked on 18 January, 2019

What did the Supreme Court say?

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The Supreme Court told the state there was a difference between regulation and ban and said it was doing moral policing.

Aadhya Bhatnagar

Aadhya Bhatnagar

Asked on 18 January, 2019

What has changed?

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The Supreme Court noted bars and dancing can co-exist. It disallowed the installation of CCTV cameras, allowed tips to be given but banned showering notes.

Sai Jhadav

Sai Jhadav

Asked on 18 January, 2019

What will the Maharashtra government do now?

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The Maharashtra government is thinking to bring an ordinance to stop such businesses from flourishing.

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