Air Force has not faced gender discrimination: Former FL Gunjan Saxena


Poster of ‘Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl’.

The lawsuit seeks to have the central government refrain from publishing the film ‘Gunjan Saxena – The Cargill Girl’ on Netflix, Dharma Productions and others, or on theaters or other digital platforms. Demand for permanent suspension.

New Delhi. Former Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena told the Delhi High Court on Thursday that he did not face any discrimination on the basis of gender in the Air Force, a highly progressive organization. He mentioned that the Air Force has given him the opportunity to serve the nation including the Kargil war and he will forever be grateful for the opportunity given by the forces.

Saxena argued this in her affidavit in the case filed by the Center. Order to permanently block the film ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Cargill Girl’ by suing Netflix, Dharma Productions and others for its broadcasting or release in theaters or broadcasting on other digital platforms. Claim has been issued.

According to the center, the film shown on Netflix misrepresented the Air Force and tried to present an image that strongly discriminates on the basis of gender. In an affidavit filed before Justice Rajiv Shaktidhar, Saxena made it clear that the film was not a documentary but was inspired by her life and was evidenced by two ‘denials’ appearing at the beginning of the film, which sent a message to inspire young women who joined the Air Force.

The image was published on Netflix on August 12The Center complained that the image of the Indian Air Force was not properly presented in the picture and it affected the image of the Air Force. The film was released on Netflix on August 12 and is set to release in theaters on Thursday after being closed for more than six months due to Covid-19.

Appearing for the Center, Justice Rajiv Shakdhar told Additional Solicitor General Sanjay Jain that he was in favor of Dharma Productions. Please.

The judge refused to order him to appeal to the center and called on him to stop releasing the film, saying those who wanted to see the film had already seen it on the OTT stage. The High Court said, ‘Who will go to see the movie in theaters during the Kovid-19 epidemic. Those who wanted to see the film have already seen it on the OTT stage.

The central government should submit a clip of the objected scene
Lawyers around him advised the judge to look at the picture first so that the argument could become clearer. The court will now hear the matter on January 18 next year. Selv said during the hearing that the Air Force was not misrepresented in the picture and the court was asked to look at the picture first. The film is based on the personal life of former Air Force Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena. The court asked the center to submit a clip of the scene from the movie so that it objected.

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