EC Orders Eros Now to Take Down Web Series on Modi

The Election Commission on Saturday, 20 April, asked Eros Now to stop the online streaming of a web series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, till further notice, reported PTI.

In its notice, the poll panel has cited its 10 April order, banning a biopic on Modi, to place a similar bar on the web series titled "Modi - Journey of a Common Man".

According to news agency ANI, the notice issued by the EC read: “It was brought to our notice that a web series Modi-Journey of a Common Man, having 5 episodes, is available on your platform. You're directed to stop forthwith the online streaming & remove all connected content of the series till further orders.”

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"In view of the admitted facts and material available on record, this web series being an original web series on Shri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister and a political leader and a prospective candidate in the current general elections to the Lok Sabha, cannot be exhibited," said the poll panel.

(With inputs from IANS and PTI)

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