Net sequence ‘Grahan’, which is scheduled to premiere on June 24, has offended some members of the Sikh neighborhood.
President of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Bibi Jagir Kaur, on Monday demanded an instantaneous ban on the present which is predicated on the incidents of 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi. The present is scheduled to premiere on Disney+Hotstar platform on June 24.
SGPC is taken into account the highest physique within the Sikh neighborhood which is liable for the administration of gurdwaras, Sikh locations of worship in India. Kaur has demanded the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting to place an instantaneous ban on the sequence. Addressing the media in Amritsar on Monday, Kaur stated, “A Sikh character has been portrayed in an objectionable method in an online sequence referred to as ‘Grahan’ based mostly on the 1984 Sikh genocide. Within the net sequence, the cost of Sikh genocide is being levelled towards a Sikh character which is extremely condemnable and fabricated.””A authorized discover has been despatched by a witness of the genocide Nirpreet Kaur to Ajay G Rai, producer of ‘Grahan’ net sequence and Sunil Ryan, head and president of Disney+Hotstar. The SGPC additionally helps this discover,” she stated.”By means of this net sequence, work is being executed to rub salt on the injuries of Sikhs which might damage the Sikh sentiments. Such movies additionally damage the communal concord in society. Due to this fact, the federal government ought to enact strict Info Know-how (IT) guidelines to curb such delicate and objectionable tendencies,” Kaur additional added. Kaur additionally requested the Centre to incorporate members of the Sikh neighborhood within the Censor Board as a way to examine content material associated to the neighborhood in movies and reveals. On Wednesday, #BanGrahanWebseries trended on Twitter, as a number of members of the Sikh neighborhood requested for a ban on the present forward of its premiere. The President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration committee, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, additionally objected to the present.
Sirsa tweeted: “In Webseries #Grahan, cost of 1984 genocide is being levelled towards a Sikh. Such portrayal is unethical & rubs salt on our wounds. We demand Ajay G Rai, producer of ‘Grahan’ & Sunil Ryan, head of @DisneyPlusHS to return clear with their agenda of exhibiting false data @ANi”
A Sikh character has been portrayed in an objectionable method in an online sequence referred to as Grahan’ based mostly on the 1984 Sikh genocide. Within the net sequence, the cost of Sikh genocide is being levelled towards a Sikh character which is extremely condemnable and fabricated.#BanGrahanWebSeries pic.twitter.com/xgnwc2S2Jn
— Nicky kaur (@Nicky_kaurr) June 23, 2021
A motion pictures or net sequence together with false data and hate propaganda towards any neighborhood is harmful for society as a result of it creates misconceptions and hatred amongst folks.such motion pictures or net sequence must be ban. like Grahan net sequence is one in all that.#BanGrahanWebSeries pic.twitter.com/7cleZ3cMHF
— ਅmn (@LOVYouZindgi) June 23, 2021
The present premieres on Disney+Hotstar on June 24 and options Pawan Malhotra, Zoya Hussain, Wamiqa Gabbi and Anshuman Pushkar within the lead roles.