The ballot physique had on Thursday mentioned since NaMo TV was sponsored by the BJP, all recorded programmes displayed on the platform must be pre-certified by media certification and monitoring committee of Delhi.
A day after the Election Fee directed that each one recorded programmes displayed on NaMo TV be pre-certified, the Delhi ballot physique has directed the BJP to not air any content material on the platform with out its certification, officers mentioned.
The ballot physique had on Thursday mentioned since NaMo TV was sponsored by the BJP, all recorded programmes displayed on the platform must be pre-certified by media certification and monitoring committee of Delhi and all political publicity contents displayed with out pre-certification be eliminated instantly.
Following the EC’s directive, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Delhi wrote to the saffron get together to make sure that all political content material not permitted be eliminated.
“As a precautionary measure, two officers have been deployed to observe NaMo TV and monitor its content material,” officers mentioned.
An official mentioned political events normally submit audiovisual content material for pre-certification, with out specifying on which platform it is going to be aired. The content material could also be aired throughout a rally or on the get together’s web site, he mentioned.
After the Congress filed a criticism with the ballot panel concerning the channel disturbing the extent taking part in discipline, the EC had requested the Delhi CEO to file a report on the problem.
The Delhi CEO permitted the brand of NaMo TV, which the BJP mentioned was a part of the NaMo App that it owns, however didn’t “certify” the content material because it contained outdated speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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