Ban ‘Grahan’ net collection on 1984 riots, calls for SGPC

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Ban ‘Grahan’ net collection on 1984 riots, calls for SGPC



Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Bibi Jagir Kaur on Monday demanded an instantaneous ban on Grahan, an internet collection primarily based on the incidents of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, which is scheduled to be launched on Disney+Hotstar platform on June 24.Talking to the media at a press convention right here, she stated, “A Sikh character has been portrayed in an objectionable method in net collection ‘Grahan’ primarily based on the 1984 Sikh genocide that befell throughout the nation throughout then Congress authorities. Within the net collection, cost of the genocide is being levelled in opposition to a Sikh character which is very condemnable and fabricated.”Kaur stated the authorized discover despatched by ’84 riots witness Bibi Nirpreet Kaur to Ajay G Rai, producer of the net collection, and Sunil Ryan, head and president of Disney+Hotstar, can also be supported by the SGPC.She stated, “By this net collection, work is being accomplished to sprinkle salt on the injuries of Sikhs and damage their sentiments. Such movies additionally have an effect on communal concord in society. Due to this fact, the federal government ought to enact strict data know-how (IT) guidelines to curb such delicate and objectionable developments.”She demanded inclusion of Sikh representatives within the censor board in order that controversial scenes associated to their religion could possibly be eliminated in any movie.Kaur warned Grahan producer and Disney+Hotstar head of authorized motion if any objectionable materials is launched.She strongly condemned the development of a reproduction mannequin of Golden Temple in a park close to Punjabi Bagh in Delhi.‘Twitter should cease hate-filled posts in opposition to Sikhs’ The SGPC president stated that about two months in the past on April 7, 2021, the SGPC had written a letter to Twitter chief government officer Jack Dorsey in regards to the hate-filled tweets in opposition to Sikhs in India and overseas. However the SGPC has neither acquired any response from Twitter nor any motion.“The threats to repeat the 1984 riots on social media platforms are widespread which spoil the environment and create resentment within the minds of Sikhs. However no motion was ever taken in opposition to those that unfold hatred in opposition to the Sikhs. Such hate propaganda has elevated by many folds after the farm agitation was launched in opposition to three agriculture legislations handed final 12 months and plenty of Sikh organisations together with the SGPC supported the identical”, she stated.“Everyone knows about this sure foyer and the way it works in an organised and cruel means. There has by no means been any authorized motion in opposition to these indulging in hate-filled propaganda in opposition to Sikhs and the completely communal and anti-Sikh components multiplied their efforts after the farm agitation,” stated Kaur.She added, “Now, beneath the brand new IT guidelines, Twitter has misplaced its authorized defend in India. We will lodge a police grievance in opposition to the platform for permitting hate-filled messages in opposition to Sikhs. However we don’t need to single out Twitter as different social media platforms are additionally not doing something to take away the hate content material in opposition to Sikhs.”



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