The 18 new rules for dance bars include disallowance of showering of currency notes on bar dancers and also a CCTV cover for every dance bar with the feed available at the police control room would be compulsory.
Fadnavis also told the Assembly that there was a drastic drop in the crime rate in the state. All the members of the Opposition Congress and NCP staged a walkout earlier today protesting against the government's failure of waiving farm loan and Fadnavis addressed the Assembly facing virtually empty benches.
Replying to the 'last week resolution', Fadanvis said the government was seeking state Advocate General's opinion in the issue of dance bars to appeal in the apex court.
In October this year, the Supreme Court had stayed the operation of 2014 amendment in the Maharashtra Police Act that had banned dance performances at bars and some other places, paving the way for reopening of dance bars across the state.
"A new set of 18 rules and regulations are being framed by the state to curb dance shows and also to keep a tight vigil on activities during the dance shows," he said.
"The entire show will be filmed on CCTV and the nearest police station will be given live feed to check any irregularities. Safe distance has to be maintained by the audience and no showering of currency notes on dancers," he said.


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