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Twitter Users Suspect Someone Is Paying To Trend Hashtags Against "Udta Punjab" And Kejriwal

Something's not quite right there.

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A lot of big names have stood up against the heavy censorship that has hit Indian cinema in recent times, the latest casualty being the Anurag Kashyap-produced Udta Punjab.

Among the more vocal supporters of filmmakers' rights to express themselves has been AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal.

#UdtaPunjabCensored What else cud one expect in Modi regime?

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Earlier today, Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani alleged that the film's producers had taken money from Kejriwal to fund the film and portray the state of Punjab in a bad light.

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The film sheds light on the growing drug crisis in Punjab and has been vehemently opposed by its ruling party and BJP ally, the Akali Dal.

With the screenshots going viral, users have now been left wondering who is trying to trend the hashtag.

So who is funding this trend? BJP? Nihalani?

Reality of PAHLAJ NIHALANI & AKALI DAL. Started PAID CAMPAIGN to MALIGN UDTA PUNJAB. SHAMEFUL! @mihirfadnavis

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