Some Muslim organisations in Rajasthan have extended support to the Rajput groups which are demanding a ban on ‘Padmavati’.

Iqbal Siddiqui, media secretary of the Rajasthan chapter of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JEIH), said: “Until the Rajput community, which is well versed with the historical narrative of the fall of Chittorgarh in 1303 CE, clears the movie, it should not be released.”

He drew a parallel saying the demand for a ban on the writings of Salman Rushdie and Taslima Nasreen was based on the same logic — ‘hurting of sentiments’.

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