SC commission sent notice to producer and channel of Bigg Boss, case of casteist remarks heated up

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The Nationwide Fee for Scheduled Castes has written to Colours TV, Endemol India Pvt Ltd, Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd together with Secretary, Ministry of Data and Broadcasting and Mumbai relating to the caste-based remarks made by a contestant within the common present Bigg Boss-16 to be aired on Colours TV. Discover has been issued to the Police Commissioner. The present is hosted by Salman Khan.

This discover has been despatched relating to the objectionable remarks made in an episode aired on 28 December. The Scheduled Castes Fee knowledgeable that the Fee has taken suo motu cognizance of a video acquired by social media, by which Vikas Mankatla is addressing feminine contestant Archana Gautam as ‘low caste folks’.

The Fee stated that this can be a punishable offense beneath the SC/ST Act, which they’ve determined to analyze. The Fee has requested Colours TV and the producer firms of the present together with the Secretary of the Ministry and the Mumbai Police to reply on this matter inside 7 days.

In response to the discover despatched by the Scheduled Castes Fee, it has been stated to offer different info together with the date of prevalence, particulars of the incident, whether or not motion was taken. The fee additionally says that if the report isn’t given on time, additional motion will likely be taken.



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