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A local court in Vadodara issued summons to actor Mallika Sherawat Thursday and asked her to remain present in the court on April 20 in connection with a case filed here in January 2007 accusing the actor and owner of JW Meriott Hotel in Mumbai for hosting a "dirty" dance programme on the New Year eve.
The Gujarat High Court has directed the city court to take further a case filed here on January 12, 2007. On the basis of photographs and news reports of the event, lawyer Narendra Tiwari had filed a complaint with the first-class judicial magistrate court under Section 8 of the Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act, 1956, and Sections 368 and 244 of the Indian Penal Code, calling the programme "ugly and dirty".
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