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Truth vs Hype: Dance bars - Politics and Profit

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As soon as the Supreme Court lifted the ban on Mumbai's dance bars, politicians in Maharashtra protested, saying that the bars should remain shut because they are a source of moral corruption and pose a law and order menace. But this maybe outright hyprocrisy given that politicians and police officials patronised dance bars or directly owned them. In fact, as we discover this week, the real reason why the bars were shut down was may be because of a multi-crore payoff that went wrong.