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Charlie Chaplin statue stirs controversy in K'taka.

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Summary: A statue of one- time world famous comedian Charlie Chaplin has become a bone of contention between artistes and radical hindu activists in Karnataka.

Bangalore, March 21 (ANI): A statue of one- time world famous comedian Charlie Chaplin has become a bone of contention between artistes and radical hindu activists in Karnataka. Artistes from the theatre and movie industry of Karnataka on Friday staged a protest against the moral policing by some Hindu activists against a regional language film director from setting up a statue of Charlie Chaplin near Udupi in Kanara district of Karnataka.

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