"The state government is supporting such elements and Fadnavis is deliberately creating fear about Raj Thackeray in the minds of citizens," the Congress leader said.
The earlier Congress-led government in Maharashtra had ensured a smooth release of Shah Rukh Khan's film My Name Is Khan when Shiv Sena threatened to disrupt its screenings, Nirupam pointed out.
MNS, which is opposed to Pakistani artistes working in India on Monday said that Shah Rukh assured party chief Raj Thackeray that Pakistani actor Mahira Khan, who features in his upcoming Raees, will not promote the film in India.
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