T-Government to ban online movie ticketing websites OR Telangana government decided to ban online movie ticketing websites OR Online movie ticketing websites to be banned in Telangana soon
In a surprise move, the Minister of Cinematography of Telangana state, Talasani Srinivasa Yadav stated in a press meet yesterday that the government of Telangana is planning to ban the online movie ticketing platforms very soon. With this move, websites like Bookmyshow and Paytm can no more sell the movie tickets online in the state.
The Minister explained that a new platform will be introduced by the government itself to sell the movie tickets. He said that the producers and distributors will be benefited from this new system. He also added that they are planning to introduce 18-20 lines and 8-10 lines seating system in the theatres.
Talasani revealed that the government has conducted a special drive on the Racecourse tax recently and found out that many celebrities who used to pay taxes in lakhs are now paying in crores. More information on the government handled ticket selling platform will be revealed soon.