Home ministry to look into allegation of misuse of national anthem by TV channel

Home ministry to look into allegation of misuse of national anthem by TV channel

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NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has forwarded to the Home Ministry a representation alleging misuse of the national anthem by Colors TV channel for promotion of a reality show.

The representation had been received from advocate Jeetender Gupta, alleging that Colors TV channel is misusing national anthem for promoting a reality show in theatres, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has said.

Gupta had also filed a writ petition in the High Court. "The High Court disposed off the case by stating that the representation made to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting should be looked into by the concerned ministry - the Ministry of Home Affairs," Tewari said.

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