New Guidelines For OTT Functioning Soon, Prakash Javadekar Makes Major Announcement After Tandav Row

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Kavadekar on Sunday introduced that they’re ‘soon’ going to make a significant announcement relating to the ‘functioning’ of OTT platforms in India. The announcement comes days after Amazon Prime Video reveals Mirzapur and Tandav created controversies for allegedly ‘hurting the religious sentiments’. In an official assertion launched on Sunday morning, Javadekar stated that at present, the OTT area doesn’t come underneath any present act or regulation, and that might quickly be modified now. Also Read – Master on Amazon Prime: Is THIS How Much OTT Giant Paid to Makers For Streaming Rights?

News company ANI shared the official assertion on Twitter in a put up that learn, “We’ve received a lot of complaints against some serials available on OTT platforms. Films & serials released on OTT platforms &digital newspapers don’t come under purview of Press Council Act, Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act or Censor Board. Guidelines will be announced regarding their functioning soon: Union Min Prakash Javadekar.” (sic) Also Read – Tandav Over Supreme Court’s Order: Richa Chadha, Konkona Sensharma React After Gauahar Khan

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