Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking ban on BBC in India

English News 11 Feb 2023 23

The Supreme Court dismissed petition seeking total ban on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)..

 The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition seeking a total ban on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for airing the controversial documentary titled, ‘India: The Modi Question’. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and MM Sundresh termed the petition as a "totally misconceived and merit-less plea".
 
The plea was filed by Vishnu Gupta, the president of right-wing organisation Hindu Sena. Senior Advocate Pinky Anand appeared for the petitioner. "Completely misconceived, how can this be argued also?", the bench said as quoted by Bar and Bench. However, Anand requested that the petition should be heard.

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