Home Minister Rajnath Singh has made it clear that the Government strongly condemns the December 16 gang rape and will not allow any venture that seeks to benefit commercially from it.
Making a statement in the Rajya Sabha, the Home Minister said that that restraining order has been obtained from the court on the telecast of the documentary.
He assured the House no such permission would be granted in the future and a report has been sought from Tihar Jail where the rapist was incarcerated.
He added that the Government will ensure dignity of women.
GOVT: REFRAIN FROM TELECASTING DOCUMENTARY
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has appealed to the media not to telecast the Nirbhaya convict documentary in keeping with the advisory issued.
He has warned that the telecast of documentary will be contempt of court and a violation of the broadcasting code.
Aam Admi Party has called the 16 December rape documentary as unfortunate. AAP Leader Bhagwant Mann said that sentiments of the people waiting for justice in the case were hurt.
Samajwadi Party Leader Naresh Aggarwal said that this is a serious matter and therefore the party is raising it in the Rajya Sabha. He said that his party is against the broadcast of such films.
Condemning the documentary of December 16 gang rape, Women Rights Activist Abha Aggarwal said that firstly it doesn’t have any censor passing certificate and it is also against humanity.
Criticising the documentary, Congress Leader P L Punia said that the ideal intention of the documentary should have been to show something positive.
The authorities should have done a proper screening of the documentary & cleared the censored. BJP Leader Vinay Katiyar called it a sad incident asking for an action.