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Posted at: Jun 14, 2018, 12:14 AM; last updated: Jun 14, 2018, 12:14 AM (IST)

Film shot in state to be free from tax: Rawat

Film shot in state to be free from tax: Rawat
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

Tribune News Service

Dehradun, June 13

The director film, “Batti Gul Meter Chalu” Narayan Singh on Wednesday met Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at the latter’s residence in Dehradun and expressed gratitude for the cooperation extended by the state authorities while shooting the film in the state. The Chief Minister said the film shot in the state would be exempted from tax.

A major part of the film, “Batti Gul Meter Chalu”, has been shot in Uttarakhand is slated to be released on August 31. The Chief Minister asserted that the state had picturesque locations for film shooting. He also pointed out that after completion of All-Weather Road Project, the issue of connectivity would also be resolved and the opportunities to shoot a film in the state will become easier. 

He said to promote tourism, the state government had envisaged a concept of “13 districts, 13 new destinations”. As part of it, in every district, one destination would be selected and developed. 


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