No telecast of Delhi gangrape documentary in India: BBC

New Delhi: The BBC has said that it has no plans to telecast the controversial documentary on 16 December 2012 gangrape incident in India even though it went ahead and broadcast it in the UK, defying the ban imposed on by the Indian government.

No telecast of 16 Dec gangrape film in India: BBC: Leslee Udwin (R), director of the documentary 'India's Daughter', during a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP© LiveMint Leslee Udwin (R), director of the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’, during a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP

In a communication to the home ministry, the BBCsaid that in compliance with the government of India’s directive, it would not telecast the documentary in India, official sources said.

However, in the same communication, the British media giant said that it has broadcast the film in the United Kingdom on Wednesday night at 10pm (GMT).

The Union home ministry had asked the BBC not to broadcast the documentary anywhere.

Officials had said the home ministry is also planning legal action against British filmmaker Leslee Udwin for allegedly violating stipulated permission conditions.

Home minister Rajnath Singh had said that provisions for allowing such shoots inside jails would be reviewed.

A Delhi court had said the order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of the convict Mukesh Singh, which was conducted inside the Tihar jail here, will continue till further orders.

The documentary includes an interview conducted by Udwin and the BBC, of Mukesh Singh, the driver of the bus in which the 23-year-old paramedical student was brutally gangraped by six men on 16 December 2012.

on the other hand 16 years old girl raped in Harayana in February and she committed suicide of hanging her self with a ceiling fan and also the Somali refugees are met harms of the Humanitarian abuses and all kind of in humanity here in India for the past two decades and there is no responsibility or accountability both Indian Government or the United Nations of High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).


By:Kassim Isse Dhuhulow (Mr.blackgold),

Freelance Journalist and Advocate for Somali Community in India 9171775140/9654681518.


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