Decisions

S.NO Channel Complainant Date of Broadcast Complaint Decisions
S.NO 671. Channel Aaj Tak Complainant Mr. Shirish L. Sardeshpande Date of Broadcast 05-12-2008 Complaint

The complainant alleged that a news item was aired on Aaj Tak , which showed that even after the terror attack of 26/11, Jalgaon police continued with their Police Welfare Cultural shows till 29.8.2011, which should have been cancelled. In the same news item, it was reported that the program was held at Chalisgaon on 28.11.08 at the instance of the complainant. He stated that the program was held on 22.11.2008 and not on 28.11.2008 and the mistake had defamed both him and his family and has caused embarrassment and severe disrepute. He requested an apology to be aired on the channel.

Decisions

8.1.2009
NBSA considered the complaint and the response of the broadcaster, which stated that that they had run a regret between 8.30 pm to 9:30 pm on 19th December at Aaj Tak. NBSA decided that since the broadcaster had taken corrective action, the complaint be closed.