The court had earlier issued summons to the BBC, the Wikimedia Foundation and the U.S.-based digital library Internet Archive. File | Photo Credit: AP

Defamation Filed by Gujarat NGO

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The British Broadcasting Corporation( BBC) has been issued a summon by the Delhi High Court on Monday, on a vilification suit filed by Gujarat- grounded NGO claiming that its talkie cast a slur on the character of India’s bar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


In addition to serving notice on the BBC(U.K.), Justice Sachin Datta also requested a response from the BBC( India) about the action brought by the Gujarat- grounded NGO Justice for Trial. According to the complaint, BBC( India) is the original operation office, and BBC(U.K.) has published the two- part talkie” India The Modi Question”.


The plaintiff asserted that the talkie casts aspersions that are scandalous and damages the character of the nation. The high court set September 15 for a follow- up session and ordered that notice be transferred to the repliers via all legal channels.


Elderly attorney Harish Salve, who’s representing the NGO, stated that the BBC is being sued for vilification because of a programme that” defamed” India and its entire system, including the court. He argued that there are hints made against the high minister in the talkie.


Kumar, a Jharkhand State Executive Committee member of the BJP, has filed a complaint professing that the BBC series has disparaged groups including the RSS, the VHP, and the BJP. After Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) leader Binay Kumar Singh filed a action seeking a endless instruction barring the organisations from raising the BBC series” India- The Modi Question,” the court before summoned the BBC, the Wikimedia Foundation, and theU.S.- grounded digital library Internet Library.

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