Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Education Department has banned singing and playing of item songs like â€˜Munni badnam huiâ€¦.â€™ from the movie â€˜Dabanggâ€™ and â€˜Shiela ki jawaniâ€¦.â€™ from the movie â€˜Tees Maar Khanâ€™ in the educational institutes.
State education director O P Sharma said singing and playing of such “nasty songs” have corrupting influence on the students and others. In the wake of numerous complaints by the government from various sections of the society this decision was taken.
Several intellectuals during their meetings with the Chief Minister, Education Ministers and senior governemnt officers had also sought ban on such “uncivilised” songs, official sources said.
The decision was also made to ban filmy songs unless they are religious or patriotic.
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