India imposes 5 year ban on BBC filming

India imposes 5 year ban on BBC filming

16th April 2017

THE GOVERNMENT has prohibited the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) from filming in India’s national parks and wildlife sanctuaries for “irreparable damage done to India’s reputation”. Imposed with “immediate effect” on April 10, the five-year ban applies to filming for BBC documentaries and news reports.

Source: Written by Jay Mazoomdaar | India Express.com | New Delhi | Published:April 15, 2017 4:34 am

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