The High Court has observed that all satellite TV channels telecast advertisements that contain nudity for promoting condom sales that are ruining young mind. Such advertisements are intentionally breaking the Cable Television Network Rules, 1994 and the Cable Television Network Act, 1995. The HC said that such content affects younger minds. The court had ordered to remove the “vulgar” teaser of movie ‘Irandam Kuththu’ from all the social media platforms.

High Court has observed that some condom advertisements, telecast by satellite TV channels, look like porn films that is spoiling younger minds. The court said such advertisements portray women in a manner that violates norms of decency established by various laws.

The court made this decision after hearing a PIL, filed by KS Sagadevaraja seeking directions to the Centre and the state government to take action against cable operators and TV channels for airing “vulgar” and “obscene” content.

‘Vulgar’ ads violate laws

After 10 pm almost all TV satellite channels, telecast some ads which contain nudity for promoting the sale of condoms for the profit.

The court temporary order to restrain the satellite channels to telecast content with vulgarity and obscenity, and sough response on programmes’ censorship as prescribed under the Cinematography Act, 1952.

HC ordered removal of ‘Irandam Kuththu’ teaser 

The court had ordered to remove the teaser of film ‘Irandam Kuththu’ from social media platforms on November 11. The court had observed that the teaser exhibited obscenity that would corrupt the minds of youngsters, which, in turn, would result in an increase of crimes against women and minors. 

Reported By:-Pankaj Sharma