Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc anticipatory bail application under Section 438 CrPc granted anticipatory bail to Amazon Prime Video head Aparna Purohit against whom an FIR registered in Lucknow, for allegedly depicting Hindu gods in a bad light in the web series Tandav.
The petitioner has challenged how the city of Mirzapur has been displayed as being full of terror, crime, and other illegal activities in the fictional series which after all maligns the image as the city of Uttar Pradesh.
It has been alleged that the web series has ridiculed Hindu deities. BJP MP Manoj Kotak said on Sunday that he has written to Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar requesting him to stop the web series Tandav of Amazon Prime Video.
The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has sent a legal notices to the Directors of the Amazon Prime series “Patal Lok” and Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd for broadcasting and portraying the Sikhs as rapists in the said series.