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India shares experiences on film classification

India’s Film Certification Appellate Tribunal Chairman, former  Judge Manmohan Sarin and Public Performance Board of Sri Lanka Chairman  and Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Athaudahetti at the meeting.
India’s Film Certification Appellate Tribunal Chairman, former Judge Manmohan Sarin and Public Performance Board of Sri Lanka Chairman and Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Athaudahetti at the meeting.

A discussion between The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal of India Chairman, former Judge Manmohan Sarin and Public Performance Board of Sri Lanka Chaiman and Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Athaudahetti was held recently.

The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal was established in 1991 to hear appeals against decisions of the Central Board of Film Certification of India.

In this discussion, the procedure of film certification, measures that should be taken with regard to films in the face of the challenges posed by digitisation were discussed.

Actions being taken to draft a bill following the withdrawal of the Public Performance Board Act and the directives of Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs Minister Sajith Premadasa were pointed out by Athaudahetti at the discussion.

Sarin encouraged Sri Lankan representation in workshops conducted to share Indian experience on film classification.Second Secretary of the Indian High Commission, Niteen S.Yeola was also present.

 


 

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