Reopening of dance bars: Protest v/s Celebration

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Reopening of dance bars: Protest v/s Celebration

Reopening of dance bars: Protest v/s Celebration

NK Admin   ¦    Jul 17, 2013 12:39:00 PM (IST)

Maharashtra : Seven years after they were banned, dance bars can again run in Maharashtra with the Supreme Court today upholding a Bombay High Court verdict quashing the state governments order. The Dance Bar Girls Celebrated in Mumbai,after Supreme court decided to lift ban on Dance Bars in Maharashtra.

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But the NCP Womens Wing protested outside NCP Headquarters against supreme court on the decision of restarting dance bar in Maharashtra today. Women MLAs Minakshi Patil, Madhuri Misal,Nilam Gorhe and Pankaja Mundhe also had protested at Vidhan Bhavan in Maharashtra against Supreme Court on Tuesday.


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In a major decision that will impact hundreds of dance bars and thousands of women who worked in them, the Supreme Court had struck down Maharashtra Governments decision to ban dance bars.

The ban, enforced by the Maharashtra Government in August 2005, was struck down by the Bombay High Court in 2006, but the State Government had filed an appeal in the Supreme Court.