Plans for India's first Playboy club rejected

  • Indian authorities have rejected a plan by adult entertainment company Playboy to open its first club in the country, in Goa.

    State Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday his government would not be consider Playboy's proposal over "technical grounds".

    The club was to open on north Goa's Candolim beach.

    Playboy, along with other adult magazines, is banned in India under its obscenity laws.

    PB Lifestyle, the Indian firm that owns the rights to the Playboy brand, plans to set up eight Playboy Clubs over three years. It has not yet commented on the development.

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