The guild has written to thegovernments of the seven out of 29 states that have either banned or suspendedthe film, specifying how it was cleared by the censor board and asking thatthey help to clear its release.
The Indian states that havebanned the film include Mizoram,
The ban comes despite thefilm being cleared for viewing throughout
The government of
Meanwhile the ChristianFront Punjab (CFP) has demanded a nation-wide ban on the screening of The Da Vinci Code, saying that anti-Catholicgroups were behind a "deep conspiracy" to defame the community through thecontroversial movie.
"The government shouldrealise the gravity of the situation and impose a complete ban on itsscreening, failing which Christians will launch a country-wide agitation," saidCFP president Lawrance Chaudhry. He also pointed out that
Christians make up twopercent of Hindu-majority