Munawar Faruqui ought to perform at Good Shepherd Auditorium on Sunday with his show named ‘Dongri to Nowhere’. The Bengaluru police had mentioned that the facilitators drop it refering to ‘law and order’ issues and naming him a ‘problematic figure’.
Standup comedian Munawar Faruqui’s reserved show in Bengaluru Sunday evening has been dropped as the city police mentioned that the facilitators drop it refering to ‘harmony and legitimateness’ issues and named him a ‘sketchy figure’.
Munawar Faruqui ought to perform at Good Shepherd Auditorium at 5 pm with his show named ‘Dongri to Nowhere’. Siddharth Dash, one of the organizers of the program, certified to that the show had been dropped after they had gotten risks and the police had denied agree to hold it.
Meanwhile, in an online media post, Faruqui said, “Nafrat jeet gayi, skilled worker haar gaya (hate has won, specialist has lost). I’m done, goodbye. Unfairness.” Earlier this year, Faruqui went during a time in jail on charges of “irritating Hindu heavenly creatures and goddesses” during one of his farce shows. Many as of late arranged shows of the comedian in various metropolitan regions were in like manner dropped over the span of the latest several months.
A letter was sent by the Ashok Nagar police on Saturday to the Curtain Call, the facilitators of the show. “It is found that assortments of proof have been enrolled against him (Munawar Faruqui) in a couple of states. There is reasonable information that couple of affiliations conflict with this standup parody show and this could make confusion and could disturb the public amicability and congruity which may also provoke legality issues,” it said.
A senior cop said: “Munawar Faruqui is a sketchy figure and many states have denied his shows. He has been limited for offering sketchy articulations against a specific religion. The organizers gave a letter on 15 November searching for police security (for the show) and we have dropped it.”
Meanwhile, radical Vinay Srinivas said that the police descending on facilitators to drop the show mishandled right to talk openly and explanation.