On Monday the Indian government sent show-cause notices to 13 Indian channels for on-airing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General—Asif Ghafoor’s media briefing on the 22nd of February in midst of Pulwama attack—in which 44 Indian soldiers lost their lives.
Following the attack, the Indian Information Ministry restricted the television channels from broadcasting any content that might trigger violence, encourage anti-national attitude, affect the law and order situation and affect upon the integrity of the nation.
As per the reports of The Quint, the notices sent to Tiranga TV, by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) mentioned that the Tiranga TV on aired the media briefing of Pakistan Army spokesperson—Major General Asif Ghafoor on Pulwama terror attack between the span of 15.41 and 16.02 hours on the 22nd of February 2019.
The notice further added that by broadcasting the briefing, Tiranga TV has broken the advisory issued by the government on the 14th of February—after the Pulwama attack.
The above-mentioned channels have been told to submit an official response for justifying their action within 7 days.
The DG-ISPR—Major General Asif Ghafoor, in his 22nd February presser gave warning to India to behave and said that Pakistan would equally retaliate if India attempts any adventure or whatsoever.