BENGALURU: The Bengaluru police have denied permission to Munawar Faruqui’s stand-up comedy show in the city on Sunday amid protest by the Hindu right wing outfits who alleged that the artist had hurt the Hindu sentiments in one of his shows.
“Yes, we have denied him permission. He will not perform any public show today,” a senior police officer told a national news agency on condition of anonymity.
Faruqui also shared a statement on social media confirming that his Bengaluru show that had sold “600 plus” tickets was cancelled Sunday in the wake of the “threats to venue vandalism” and said he was “done”.
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