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Pak's ban on Indian TV content won't end people to people contact: VK Singh

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Minister of State for External Affairs on Thursday asserted that people in will continue to watch content shown on Indian television despite the ban imposed by the country.

"Let the opine whatever he wants, have people stopped seeing? People to people contact won't end with one man's statement," told media here.

was referring to a report by daily, Dawn, which stated that Pakistan's on Wednesday said that no Indian content will be aired on Pakistani channels. "We will not allow Indian content to be aired on (Pakistani) channels as it 'damages our culture'," Dawn reported quoting the of Pakistan as saying.

The statement from court came after (Pemra) told the judicature that 65-80 per cent content shown on a certain entertainment channel is foreign.

In 2016, Pemra had imposed a complete ban on showcasing Indian content on local television and FM radio channels. The decision came after similar actions were taken by a couple of channels and the entertainment industry in against Pakistani content.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 12:35 IST