Indian Govt bans Pakistani-based Vidly TV’s OTT platform, apps, social media accounts in India; Here’s SHOCKING reason

New Delhi: The central government notified on Monday to block Pakistan-based OTT platform Vidly TV from broadcasting a web series that goes against India’s national security and integrity. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting also banned Vidly TV’s website, two mobile apps and four social media accounts. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has used its emergency powers under the IT Regulations 2021 to launch a website, two mobile apps, four social media accounts and his one smart TV app of Pakistan-based OTT platform Vidly TV. I gave an order to block immediately.

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“The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, using its emergency powers under the IT Regulation 2021, has announced that on December 12, 2022, it will be able to launch a website, two mobile apps, four social media accounts, and one #Pakistan-based OTT platform. We have issued instructions to block the smart TV app immediately Vidly TV,” said Kanchan Gupta, senior adviser to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, New Delhi, in a series of tweets.

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Gupta further elaborated on the reasons for the ban, adding that the action taken by the Indian government against Pakistan-based Vidly TV was based on a web series called “Sevak: The Confessions.” This is reportedly considered detrimental to India’s national security, sovereignty and integrity, Indian defense, Indian security and public order in the country.

Furthermore, he said the actions followed an assessment of the provocative and totally untrue web series “Sevak.” Released on 26.11.2022 which is the date.

That’s why it was banned.