The Congress immediately introduced a listing of 14 anchors, saying their exhibits and programmes will likely be boycotted by the leaders of the united Opposition. “We don’t hate these anchors however we love the nation extra,” declared the social gathering’s senior chief Pawan Khera, accusing them opening a “store of hatred” each night.
“We don’t need to legitimise this hate stuffed narrative that’s corroding our society,” he added in a video message posted on X, previously Twitter.
रोज़ शाम पाँच बजे से कुछ चैनल्स पर नफ़रत की दुकानें सजायी जाती हैं।
हम नफ़रत के बाज़ार के ग्राहक नहीं बनेंगे। हमारा उद्देश्य है ‘नफ़रत मुक्त भारत’।
बड़े भारी मन से यह निर्णय लिया गया कि कुछ एंकर्स के शोज़ व इवेंट्स में हम भागीदार नहीं बनें। हमारे नेताओं के ख़िलाफ़ अनर्गल… pic.twitter.com/2xhxh2Hm9h
— Pawan Khera 🇮🇳 (@Pawankhera) September 14, 2023
The BJP misplaced no time in retaliating. “The historical past of Congress has many cases of bullying the media and silencing these with differing views,” posted social gathering chief JP Nadda, alleging that each member of the Nehru-Gandhi household, beginning with India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, had tried to regulate and silence the media.
The historical past of Congress has many cases of bullying the media and silencing these with differing views.
Pandit Nehru curtailed free speech and arrested those that criticised him.
Indira Ji stays the Gold Medal winner of the way to do it- referred to as for dedicated judiciary,…
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) September 14, 2023
“The choice taken by the INDI Alliance events concerned within the smug alliance to boycott and threaten journalists is very condemnable. This displays their oppressive and dictatorial pondering. BJP strongly condemns this poor mentality of the Alliance”, tweeted BJP Nationwide Media In-charge Anil Baluni,
The choice to boycott anchors and exhibits was taken on the first assembly of the INDIA coordination committee held on the house of Nationalist Congress Get together chief Sharad Pawar yesterday night.
The opposition has repeatedly accused a bit of media of hostility and spewing hate.
Throughout Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, the Congress accused a bit of the media of giving it meagre protection. It was voiced by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok GEhlot when the yatra was passing by the state.
In Might 2019 too, the Congress had additionally boycotted tv exhibits for a month.
“The Congress has determined to not ship spokespersons on tv debates for a month. All media channels/editors are requested to not place Congress representatives on their exhibits,” senior social gathering chief Randeep Surjewala had posted on Twitter, now renamed X.