Thiruvananthapuram, March 7, 2020 –
The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ban on two Malayalam TV channels — Asianet News and Media One — was revoked on Saturday.
According to Asianet News, the ban was lifted at 1.30 a.m. and the channel has been on air since, likewise Media One is also back on air.
The order banning Asianet News and Media One for 48 hours starting last night 7.30 p.m. saw a series protests from various quarters condemning the government action.
Practically every known politician in the state had reacted sharply against the ban and attacked the Narendra Modi government for gagging the media. (Agency)