Now, in Maharashtra, you can bring your own food to movie theaters. From August 1, Furthermore, Maharashtra’s cinemas have to let film-goers bring their own food. Everybody loves to watch movies and going to cinemas. After spend a lot of movie tickets, majority feels that they are left budget less to buy popcorn and drinks.
Snacks Allowed Inside Theaters
#BREAKING : #Maharashtra Govt orders theaters to allow outside snacks inside movie theatres by moviegoers from August 1st..
Also Govt to initiate talks with theatres to reduce concession stand snacks prices to market level..
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) July 13, 2018
But now they can finally expect a relief. The Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ravindra Chavan on Friday announced that food items from outside will be allowed in multiplexes from August 1. In addition, Cinema-goers in Maharashtra will soon be able to carry their own food into the movie theaters.
In Talks For Concessions As Well
Maharashtra Govt orders theaters to allow outside snacks inside movie theatres.
Me in theatre : pic.twitter.com/L1U74Hl29P
— Bade Chote (@badechote) July 14, 2018
In addition, The announcement from the government came in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra Assembly after the Bombay High Court in June directed the state government to file an affidavit on what steps it is taking to regulate prices of food items at multiplexes. Furthermore, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) carried out agitations and protests inside various multiplexes in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and other cities where a popcorn pack costing Rs 5 outside was sold for Rs 250 inside. Furthermore, NCP leader Dhananjay Munde had earlier asked the government to clarify if outside food was permitted inside theaters.
“In multiplexes, people are forced to buy what is on offer and we had raised this issue in the Assembly. Now from August 1 people will be allowed to bring in their own food according to the government’s order,”
Mr Munde told reporters.
#Maharashtra govt asks theaters to allow outside food and caps the price of food inside the halls. Stocks of PVR drops by 14% and Inox 6% – tells you the importance of #Maharashtra market and economics of popcorn!
— Debu (@debasish_mishra) July 13, 2018
Furthermore, The state government has also clarified that it will also ask theater owners to reduce the prices of food items sold inside the premises of multiplexes which mean that food items will be sold at MRPs and priced exorbitantly. So friends, now carry your favorite snack and drink and enjoy the movie. In conclusion, What do you think about this? Let us know your opinions in the comments below. We sure hope other states will follow such rules as well! Read about some interesting villages and their inspiring stories, here.