Mumbai, Jul 16: Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil, considered the man behind the ban on dance bars in the state, today said, the state government would consult legal experts to file a revision petition before the Supreme Court over the bargirls verdict.
Speaking to reporters here, Patil said, the state government had imposed the ban after taking both the Houses into confidence.
"There were many allegations of sexual exploitation and insult to women at these dance bars, and the bar owners were raking in profits. Several women NGOs had demanded ban on dance bars at that time", said Patil.
"We will study the Supreme Court verdict in detail and consult legal experts about filing a revision petition seeing change in constitutional law. I will return to both the Houses with our response", the Home Minister said.