India: Serial, based on Taslima Nasrin’s script, runs into trouble


A TV serial written by controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin has run into rough weather: NDTV

Minority groups have demanded that the serial, which is scheduled to go on air from tonight on a Bengali channel, be shelved as it contains objectionable content, and have written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Kolkata Police has now verbally advised the TV channel not to air the serial.Called ‘Dusahobas,’ the serial is written exclusively for television by Ms Nasrin, and is scheduled to air on a Bengali channel from tonight. Last week, Ms Nasrin spoke to the media in Kolkata about the serial via a video conference from Delhi.

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