'Padman' made tax-free in Rajasthan

DN Bureau

Akshay Kumar's latest release "Padman", which creates awareness about menstrual hygiene, will be made tax-free in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced today.

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Jaipur: Akshay Kumar's latest release "Padman", which creates awareness about menstrual hygiene, will be made tax-free in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced today.

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Raje said she wants maximum number of women to see the film so that the message on sanitary hygiene can spread.

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She also announced that sanitary pads machines will be installed in various schools and colleges in the rural areas in the state.

Directed by R Balki, "Padman" also features Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in pivotal roles.

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The movie is based on the real-life story of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.(PTI)

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