OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar’s forthcoming web series Grahan has arrived in difficulty in front of its launch on the 24th of June. The web series is best on 1984 Sikh Riots. The SGPC president Bibi Kaur has stated that the ‘Grahan’ depicts a Sikh character role in a shocking way. An observer of the 1984 Sikh Massacre has additionally sent a legal notice to the creators of this web series.
The web series is directed by Screenwriter Ranjan Chandel, the 8 part web series is set in 1984 when the country was wobbled by the rampages that occurred after the death of the Former PM of India and INC’s head Indira Gandhi. The Grahan web series is propelled by the Chaurasi novel.
Conversing with media reporters on June 21, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Bibi Jagir Kaur stated that, “In the ‘Grahan’, the charge of Sikh decimation is being evened out against a Sikh character role which is profoundly condemnable and created. Through this Grahan web series, work is being never really salt on the injuries of Sikhs which would hurt the Sikh emotions. Such web series likewise hurt the mutual amicability in the Sikh community. In this manner, the Govt’s Ministry of IT rules to control such delicate and sensitive web series and also block them.”
Bibi Jagir Kaur requested from the Indian Govt that it ought to remember the Sikh spokesperson for the Central Board of Film Certification so questionable scenes associated with the Sikh community and the faith could be taken out in any movie or web series. she also stated that When this problem became known, I was in normal contact with the DSGMC’s leader Manjinder Sirsa since yesterday. The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee shows the help and support of the Delhi Sangat have quickly taken out the copy of Golden Temple.”
Bibi Jagir Kaur also stated that “With such activities, a few individuals are intentionally attempting to incite the Sikh emotions. Such demonstrations can not go on without serious consequences and should be blocked right away. Severe move ought to be made against those peoples so nobody could play with the Sikh feelings.
On the 7th of April, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee had sent a letter to the co-founder and CEO of Twitter Jack Patrick Dorsey about the supposed disdain filled tweets by certain peoples against Sikhs in India and other places in the world, but the committee not got any reaction from the company nor any activity.