RPI (Republican Party of India) leader Ramdas Athawale today said
his party would oppose ace director Prakash Jha's upcoming flick
Aarakshan if its contents are detrimental to the interest
of Dalits. "We will oppose the film (Aarakshan) if its
contents are against Dalits and try to paint the upper-castes in
good light," Athawale told reporters.
Aarakshan , starring Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika
Padukone, Saif Ali Khan and Prateik Babbar in lead roles is a high
voltage socio-political drama based on the most controversial
policies of the caste-based reservations in government jobs and
National Commission for Scheduled Castes had recently dubbed
Arakashan, releasing August 12, as anti-Dalit.
Aarakshan has been facing opposes from different political
organisations. The film has also been facing ban on promotions in