New Delhi: The Ministry will quickly launch pointers on Over the Prime (OTT) platforms as it’s receiving lots of complaints towards some serials out there right here, mentioned Union Minister of Data and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Sunday.
“Now we have acquired lots of complaints towards some serials out there on OTT platforms. Movies and serials launched on OTT platforms and digital newspapers don’t come beneath the purview of the Press Council Act, Cable Tv Networks (Regulation) Act or Censor Board. We are going to provide you with some pointers on it quickly,” he mentioned whereas addressing media.
The Minister additionally introduced that full occupancy can be allowed in cinema halls from February 1 whereas following all COVID-related protocols. Content material on OTT platforms has not too long ago fuelled controversy, resulting in public outcry and reserving of makers of those programmes.
Three FIRs had been registered in Uttar Pradesh`s Lucknow, Better Noida and Shahjahanpur. Two FIRs had been lodged in Madhya Pradesh whereas one FIR every was lodged in Karnataka and Bihar. Other than the FIRs, not less than three different prison complaints are pending in Maharashtra, Delhi and Chandigarh respectively concerning content material aired on OTT.
FIRs had been registered for the alleged inappropriate depiction of Uttar Pradesh Police personnel, deities and antagonistic portrayal of a personality taking part in the position of prime minister within the present.
Earlier, the Bombay Excessive Court docket had granted a transit pre-arrest bail to director Ali Abbas Zafar, producer Himanshu Mehra, author Gaurav Solanki, and Purohit towards whom a case was registered in Lucknow.