• Wednesday, October 05, 2022

ASIA

Pakistan court lifts ban on Indian TV shows

Mansoor Ali Shah set aside the ban, calling it “unreasonable restrictions”.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A Pakistani court on Tuesday (18) lifted a ban on TV channels airing Indian shows, which had been imposed by media regulators, lawyers said. The state-run media authority imposed the ban on radio and television networks airing Indian content last October amid heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours over the disputed Kashmir region. Lahore High Court chief justice Mansoor Ali Shah set aside the ban, calling it “unreasonable restrictions,” Asma Jehangir, a lawyer who challenged the ban, said. Jehangir, acting for petitioner Leo Communication, the parent organisation of TV channel Filmazia, had requested the court to set aside the ban…

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