Emotional Atyachaar in legal trouble
Reality show Emotional Atyachaar might go off air soon. The controversial show has has been issued a notice by the court for its vulgar content. Read on for details.tv Updated: Feb 24, 2011 19:03 IST
The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the ministries of information and broadcasting and home affairs, chairman of UTV and team of the reality show Emotional Atyachaar following a plea seeking a ban on the show due to its "vulgar" content.
A division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Sanjeev Khanna asked all the concerned parties to reply within four weeks on the plea filed by NGO Indraprastha People.
"All the respondents should file their reply by April 7," the bench said.
The court was hearing the petition seeking cancellation of channel licence and to ban the programme Emotional Atyachaar for the programme content which is "vulgar, sends a wrong message to the society, is harming the people at large and mentally disturbs people".