Election Commission of India bans broadcast of Narendra Modi Biopic during election season [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel April 10 2019

The Election Commission of India today has effectively put a ban on the broadcast of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the upcoming election season.

The order issued today bans any "political content" that serves the interests of any political entity or is likely to disturb the level playing field during elections. The order states,

"Such ‘political contents’ poses a serious threat to the level playing field as it may create an impression of truthfulness of such . . .

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