Complaint filed against the comedy show Gurugram by Munawar Faruqui


Police said Faruqui’s name had been removed from promotional posters, but that he would get clarification on the show on Tuesday after meeting with organizers and management of the mall.

A complaint was lodged with Gurugram police on Monday asking for the cancellation of a performance by stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui scheduled for December 19 at the Aria shopping center on Sohna Road in Gurugram.

Police said Faruqui’s name had been removed from promotional posters, but that he would get clarification on the show on Tuesday after meeting with organizers and management of the mall.

True, the show’s organizers said Faruqui would not perform in the interests of “public safety.”

Aman Yadav, deputy police commissioner (Sadar), said he received the complaint on Monday. “We will ensure that the public order situation is maintained and discuss the complaint with the organizers and authorities of the mall before taking any action,” he said.

Arun Yadav, IT manager of the Haryana Unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party, who is a complainant in this case, said, “Faruqui has continually hurt the feelings of the Hindu community as a whole on open platforms such as shows and shows. shows. We will not allow him to star in the Gurugram comedy show, ”he said.

Mubin Tisekar, founder of The Entertainment Factory, the show’s organizers, said: “It was a joint decision by Faruqui and himself that he shouldn’t perform for public safety as there were so many messages circulating on the networks. social and we do not want to land in any controversy.

Despite repeated attempts, Faruqui could not be reached for comment.

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Javier E. Swan