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Dr. Kota Neelima & Sangita Tyagi seek Intervention in Sudarshan TV Case

Lawstreet Journal 25 Sep 2020 7:06pm

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The highly controversial case against Sudarshan TV regarding its telecast of a show with the questionable tagline “UPSC Jihad” has been on everyone’s minds lately. The show attempts to tell the story of “the alleged infiltration of Muslims in the Civil Services”. In a recent development, renowned author and researcher, Sr. Kota Neelima, and the wife of Late Shri Rajiv Tyagi, Sangeeta Tyagi, intervened in the Supreme Court’s ongoing case against Sudarshan TV.

The petition against the TV channel was filed by learned Advocate Sunil Fernandes, who stated that the TV Channel hosted by Editor in Chief Suresh Chavhanke is "emblematic of a larger, insidious malady". According to the council, this malady has led to the “infection” of the electronic media of Tv anchors in the country that loves to express their views by indulging in hate speeches on “prime time news”

The plea also states, “the situation of the Electronic Media in our Country, in the most respectful submission of the Applicants, bears unhappy and undesirable parallels with Nazi Germany, at least with regards to “hate speeches” in the electronic media, and therefore, the applicants verily believe that they shall fail in their constitutional duty if they do not approach the Hon’ble Court with the instant application”.

The Late Mr. Tyagi, who has a Congress leader was, unfortunately, the victim of a “hate speech” during a debate that was televised. His wife has joined the plea because she has ‘” witnessed and suffered the irredeemable consequences of “hate speech”.

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