Netflix sucks in India, everyone is rebelling
The scene of a Hindu girl kissing a Muslim man in aseries aired in India caused reactions. An investigation was requested regarding the scene.
After a ruling party lawmaker complained about the scene with a Hindu temple in the background, the state government asked the police to open an investigation.
Based on a novel written in English by Vikram Seth, one of India’s leading writers, the series depicts a young girl’s search for a husband. The series is directed by the famous director Mira Nair.
Netflix protests in India
According to Euronews, Minister of Internal Affairs of Madhya Pradesh state Narottam Mishra stated on social media that the series are highly controversial scenes that hurt the feelings of people belonging to a certain religion. wanted “.
The ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing leader Gauraw Tiiwari also filed a separate complaint against Netflix, warning that if the show is not removed from the platform, there will be street protests.
Last month, an advertisement for a baby party of a Hindu-Muslim family, a jewelry company affiliated to Tata, one of India’s largest conglomerates, was removed as a result of reactions and threats to a store.
At the beginning of the month, the government announced regulations on the regulation of content on platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Walt Disney Hotstar.