PEMRA Bans Indian Content Broadcasting in Pakistan!

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Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has launched a crackdown against the broadcast all off illegal Indian channels and content in Pakistan from October 15.

What is more, PEMRA has warned that strict action would be taken if any TV channels or distribution networks was found violating the ban after October 15.  Licence fo such channels will be cancelled by PEMRA without any warning notice.

A monetary penalty will also be implemented on channels who failed to follow PEMRA’s order after the deadline.

Already complaints against GEO and TV One have been filed regarding the matter.

The news was also announced on PEMRA’s official Twitter account.

The PEMRA chairman said in a statement the Pakistani channels are undergoing a huge loss via the operation of this illegal business, which is is also destroying the culture and social values of Pakistan.

“The complaints have shown serious concerns on this issue (illegal Indian contents) in the wake of the current situation between India and Pakistan,” PEMRA said, according to PTI.

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