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Gunjan Saxena submits affidavit to Delhi HC, says she did not face discrimination in IAF at institutional degree – Entertainment News , Firstpost

Gunjan Saxena, in her affidavit filed earlier than the courtroom, clarified that the Netflix movie is just not a documentary however is barely impressed by her life

Gunjan Saxena. Image from Twitter

Former Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that she has not confronted any discrimination on the premise of her gender within the Indian Air Force (IAF), which is a really progressive establishment.

She maintained that IAF gave her a chance to serve the nation, together with within the Kargil War and she’s going to without end stay grateful for the alternatives given to her by the power.

Saxena made the submissions in her affidavit in a swimsuit filed by the Centre looking for a decree of everlasting injunction in opposition to Netflix, Dharma Productions, and others from broadcasting or releasing in theatres or some other digital platform the movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, with out grant of no-objection certificates (NOC) from it.

According to the Centre, the movie which was streaming on Netflix, depicts the IAF in poor mild and dents its picture because it reveals that the power is gender-biased, which isn’t right.

Saxena, in her affidavit filed earlier than Justice Rajiv Shakdher, clarified that the film is just not a documentary however is barely impressed by her life and it’s clear from the 2 disclaimers positioned firstly of the movie which provides a message to encourage younger ladies to hitch IAF.

“The Deponent (Saxena) does not claim that everything that is shown in the movie has happened with her in her real life. However, the deponent believes that the message sought to be conveyed through the movie is to motivate young women to join the Indian Air Force and, on a broader canvas, the aim is to inspire young women to pursue their dreams, not to doubt themselves and to work hard towards their goals,” she stated within the affidavit filed by means of advocate Aditya Dewan.

She added that whereas she has no management over the train of ‘creative liberties’ in the course of the making of the film, “it remains a fact that in so far as the deponent is concerned, at an institutional level, the deponent has not faced any discrimination on the basis of her gender. The IAF rather gave the deponent an opportunity to serve the nation, including in the Kargil War.”

The retired officer stated she has the utmost respect for IAF and can’t touch upon the Centre of the power’s notion concerning the film in query as everyone’s notion is totally different.

The excessive courtroom had earlier issued notices and sought response of Dharma Productions Private Limited, which produced the movie, its administrators Karan Yash Johar and Hiroo Yash Johar, CEO Apoorva Mehta, Zee Entertainment, director of the film Sharan Sharma, Netflix Entertainment Services India LLP, M/s Netflix and Gunjan Saxena on the Centre’s swimsuit to take away the film from all OTT platforms.

The courtroom has additionally sought the response of the events on the interim utility looking for an interim injunction to take away the film from all OTT platforms.

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