(L-R) Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh
(L-R) Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh
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HC gives interim relief to Raveena Tandon, Bharti Singh, Farah Khan in plea to quash FIR for hurting religious sentiments on "Backbenchers"

An FIR was filed under Section 295-A of Indian Penal Code against the Bollywood celebrities after they allegedly made fun of the word "Hallelujah" while on the show last year.

Aishwarya Iyer

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently granted interim relief to Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh in a case filed against them for allegedly having hurt religious sentiments on Khan's show "Backbenchers."

An FIR was filed under Section 295-A of Indian Penal Code against the Bollywood celebrities after they allegedly made fun of the word "Hallelujah" while on the show.

On Thursday, the Punjab and Haryana High Court issued notice in the plea filed to quash this FIR.

In doing so, Justice Sudip Ahluwalia also directed that no coercive steps should be taken against the petitioners until the next date of hearing. The matter is next listed for hearing on March 25.

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