No Democracy in Andhra Pradesh: RGV

Ram Gopal Varma’s arrest in Gannavaram, Vijayawada has raised the question whether democracy exits?  RGV taking to Twitter has reacted to his arrest by releasing a video and stating that democracy has been killed and it doesn’t exist in Andhra Pradesh government. “I am In police custody now for the only crime of trying to tell truth ..THERE IS NO DEMOCRACY IN ANDHRA PRADESH,” his tweet reads.

The furore is being caused for the press meet that was supposed to be held by RGV, in view of Lakhsmi’s NTR’s release in AP on May 1. Stating how the hotels were budged by the pressurise of powerful people for not accommodating Lakhsmi’s NTR team, RGV tweeted, “Hotels in Vijayawada are being warned not to accommodate #LakshmisNTR team.. First Hotel Novotel has cancelled us and now Hotel Ilapuram. This after they have been paid in advance. The people in power should understand that one can misuse power to delay, but no one can stop the truth.”

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Lakshmi’s NTR got a worldwide release on March 29 except fro Andhra Pradesh. The AP government has had appealed a stay on film’s release in AP ahead of the elections. Many believed that it was Chandrababu Naidu’s fear that pressed the High Court to issue a stay. The film has now got a green signal for release on May 1 in AP, but going by the arrest of RGV, it looks like Chandrababu Naidu still fears that his dark secrets will be put out in public. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.