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SGPC demands ban on TV serial 'Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma'

Press Trust of India  |  Amritsar 

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today demanded an immediate ban on TV serial "Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma", alleging that it has hurt the sentiments of Sikh community by portraying a series of blasphemous acts.

In a statement to the media, SGPC chief Kirpal Singh Badungar said the serial had hurt the community by depicting a living character of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, which was "against the Sikh tenets".


"No actor or any character can equate himself with the tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh. Such an act is unpardonable," he said.

The apex religious body of the Sikh warned the channel and the director of the show from showing "blasphemous" content on small screen.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 21:02 IST
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