Guidelines to regulate OTT platforms ready & to be implemented soon: Javadekar

Tuesday, 9 February 2021 (13:13 IST)
New Delhi: Agreeing with the concerns of the elders in the Rajya Sabha over the contents of internet-based OTT platform on Tuesday, Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that guidelines to regulate OTT platforms are ready to be implemented soon.

Raising the issue of Netflix and other OTT platforms hosting content that affects the Indian values, the BJP lawmaker Mahesh Joshi said, “The language used in the programmes reflects gender discrimination, body parts are displayed, women are objectified. The government should not delay and regulate these platforms at the earliest”.

Some other Members of the House also associated with this issue.

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