Demand to ban Grahan web series, SGPC’s warning – If you see anything wrong, then understand

The launch of the web sequence ‘Grahan’ on the Sikh riots of the 12 months 1984 has grow to be a cloud of disaster. This web sequence goes to be launched on Thursday, June 24, however simply earlier than that there’s a demand to ban it. While #BanGrahanWebSeries has been trending on Twitter since Wednesday morning, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) chairperson Bibi Jagir Kaur has demanded a ban on the sequence with instant impact. There is an allegation of exhibiting the Sikh group in a fallacious means within the web sequence. The sequence is predicated on the story of Satya Vyas’s novel ‘Chaurasi’.

Based on the story of 84 Sikh riots
There has been controversy over this because the trailer of the ‘Eclipse’ sequence got here out. The trailer depicts the story of the Sikh riots (1984 Sikh Riots) after the assassination of the nation’s first lady Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The riots investigation can be on the heart of the story. In this sequence, actress Zoya Hussain is taking part in the function of Ranchi Police Commissioner IPS officer, who’s entrusted with the investigation. During the investigation, they be taught that the perpetrator they’re in search of is their father. Pawan Malhotra is taking part in the character of Zoya’s father within the sequence. It is obvious from the trailer of the sequence that it depicts the combating, arson and bloodbath of the Sikh riots.


SGPC President Bibi Jagir Kaur (file photograph)

Riots witness despatched authorized discover to OTT
Registering a protest in opposition to the sequence by way of a press convention on Tuesday, BB Jagir Kaur stated, “A personality has been proven in an objectionable method within the sequence. In this allegation of genocide is being made in opposition to a Sikh character which is very condemnable and concocted. Kaur stated that ’84 riots witness Bibi Nirpreet Kaur has additionally despatched authorized notices to Ajay G Rai, the producer of the web sequence and Sunil Ryan, the top and chairman of ‘Disney + Hotstar’, which is supported by the SGPC.

‘It’s like sprinkling salt on the injuries of Sikhs’
Jagir Kaur additional stated, ‘Through this web sequence, work is being carried out to sprinkle salt on the injuries of Sikhs and damage their sentiments. Such movies additionally have an effect on the communal concord within the society. The authorities ought to make strict IT guidelines to verify such delicate and objectionable developments. Along with this, he has additionally demanded the inclusion of Sikh representatives within the censor board, in order that in any future movie or sequence, controversial scenes associated to the religion of the group might be eliminated.

Warning to Twitter in addition to OTT platform
Jagir Kaur has warned OTT platform ‘Disney + Hotstar’ in addition to the makers of the sequence of authorized motion. He stated that if any objectionable factor is proven within the sequence, then be prepared for authorized motion on it. Along with this, the SGPC president has additionally issued a warning to Twitter. He stated that about two months in the past on April 7, 2021, SGPC wrote a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey relating to hate tweets in opposition to Sikhs in India and overseas. But SGPC neither bought any response from Twitter nor any motion has been taken on it.

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