The decision of the state government to invoke the Goonda act on
the people involved in audio and video piracy has been welcomed by
the Kannada film industry fraternity.
H.D.Gangaraj, President of the Karnataka Film Chamber of
Commerce, Sandesh Nagaraj, President of the Kannada film producers
association and Veteran film producer Ms. Parvathamma Raj Kumar has
come out in vocal support of the decision of the state
"This decision will go in a long way to curb the video and audio
piracy that is eating into our revenues' says Sandesh Nagaraj. Ms.
Parvathamma Raj Kumar hailed the decision of the state government
telling that it will be a boom to the film industry. Gangaraj says
that the state government has fulfilled a long standing demand of
the state government.