NBSA summons Zee News over “Jihad Chart” Show

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TNI Bureau: The News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) has found that Zee News has prima facie violated the fundamental principles of Code of Ethics by broadcasting a programme by Sudhir Chaudhary on different kinds of “jihad”.

NBSA has summoned Zee News for a hearing on a complaint filed by Activist Saket Gokhale against Zee News for that programme. The hearing will take place on November 26 via video conferencing.

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The programme was broadcast on March 11, 2020 where Sudhir Chaudhury showed a “jihad chart” copied from a dubious Facebook page to claim that there was an attempt to change the demographics of the Hindu majority region of Jammu, by increasing its Muslim population.

Zee News also ran a hashtag #ZameenJihad while “explaining” the existence of different kinds of “jihad”.

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