Dance Bars To Reopen In Maharashtra | Supreme Court Amendment

Dance bars are set to be back in Maharashtra with the Supreme Court staying the state law banning dance performances in bars, hotels and

restaurants. In June 2014, the Maharashtra government had restored the 2005 ban on dance bars in the state by amending the Maharashtra Police Act. A bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Prafulla C Pant said that state brought act which was very much similar to previous law which was declared unconstitutional by the apex court. The SC, however, gave power to licensing authorities to regulate indecent dance performances. The apex court also said that the state must ensure that dignity of woman artist is protected. The bench after examining earlier and the present law found that there was not much difference and stayed the law.

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