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    Congress leaders’ families move SC for intervention in Sudarshan TV case

    By: | Delhi |

    September 24, 2020 6:29:43 pm





    2 Congress leaders' families move SC for intervention in Sudarshan TV case
    The Sudarshan TV case relates to seeking ban on the telecast of ”Bindas Bol” programme which alleges infiltration of Muslims into the country's bureaucracy.

    Widow of Congress politician Rajiv Tyagi, who died recently of heart attack after participating in a TV debate, and the party spokesman Pawan Khera's wife — have moved the Supreme Court for intervention in the Sudarshan TV case and sought that certain news anchors and “peddlers of hate speech” should not be given the benefit of freedom of speech.

    Sangeeta Tyagi and Kota Neelima, the author- researcher wife of Congress spokesperson Khera, have referred to the prime time TV shows of four prominent anchors in their intervention plea alleging that their programmes are mostly communal in nature and favour the ruling party.

    Seeking urgent hearing on their plea, filed through lawyer Sunil Fernandes, they have compared the “situation of the Electronic Media” in the country with “Nazi ”.

    They also quoted Martin Niemöller, the German theologian and a Lutheran Pastor: “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out -because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for…

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