MUZAFFARABAD – Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has taken strict notice of a private TV channel “Geo News” on showing map of Pakistan, excluding Jammu and Kashmir.
By taking notice, the AJK Government has banned its transmission across the region as the map showed in the program has damaged the Kashmir freedom movement.
In Geo TV’s talk show, Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath, the map was shown without depicting Jammu and Kashmir in it.
In an official statement it is said, “Geo TV in its programme showed the map of Pakistan without the state of Jammu and Kashmir which was against the national interest of the country.”
People of Azad Jammu and Kashmir also welcomed the decision of banning Geo TV. They said it has become a routine matter for the media house to air controversial content, then to furnish explanations and ask for pardon, and then again repeating same sort of things.
At first Geo TV in its program Aman Ki Asha damaged the Kashmir cause and now it has shown the map of Pakistan excluding Jammu and Kashmir which is against the national stand the disputed Himalayan region.
People also raised a question that it should be investigated under what basis this channel is doing all this. The programming of the channel and the editorial policy depicts as if it has been launched to protect interests of India.
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