In support of their various demands, around 540 single-screen cinema
theatres in Maharashtra will go on an indefinite bandh from 12 October.
Cinema Owners and Exhibitors' Association of India (COEA) president
R B Vidhani that many demands of cinema owners were not fulfilled
by the state government and there seems to be no any remedy to solve
this problem. "To draw the attention of government to their
problem, all cinema theatres will observe an indefinite bandh from
theatres' demands include abolition of entertainment tax as like
in many other states and incentive package for survival of single-screen
cinemas without any conditions, among others.