A list of 'obscene' words Censor Board has reportedly banned, and it is a puzzling one
Features Friday, February 13, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | February 13, 2015 | 01:46 pm IST The Central Board of Film Certification has reportedly issued a list of 'obscene/abusive' words that they noticed 'are still not deleted from the films'. The list was first published by The Caravan. The order copy reads, 'All ROs are directed not to allow such words in any category of certificate'. Snapshots of the list have also been doing the rounds on social media. Although some of the words in the list do include expletives, however, it is difficult to understand how the word 'masturbating' has also beenÂ included, considering it is not a cuss word. Words having 'double-meanings' also feature in the list- however this is very subjective and can be open to many interpretations. Violence against women is another such vague category. And that's not all! The Censor Board wants filmmakers not to use the word 'Bombay' as well. Read the list- apply discretion. No double entendres. The words the censor board doesn't want you to hear (discretion advised) http://t.co/bswT3GjRTV pic.twitter.com/Tbh2jGk7JA â€” Reddit India (@redditindia) February 13, 2015 Hereâ€™s A List Of Words That The Censor Board Of India Has Reportedly Banned http://t.co/oVPlY9ue2Q pic.twitter.com/Z57uky6AOl â€” BuzzFeed India (@BuzzFeedIndia) February 13, 2015 Tweet
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