The BJP,UK have held protests and mass gatherings all over UK against The BBC on Monday, 31st of January.
The protests happened in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, and London.
The BJP UK has taken legal action against the BBC for their recent documentary on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The supporters of the BJP lodged a complaint against the BBC with both the BBC complaint desk and Ofcom, the broadcaster declined to comment on the matter.
Sureshi Manglagiri, the General Secretary of the BJP UK, stated “BBC is helping the opposition party to overthrow them in the next parliamentary election by creating a negative image of Prime Minister and it’s never going to happen”.
He also added that the relationship between Britain and India is still strong, and the party will seek a legal explanation for the alleged propaganda against the Prime Minister.
The protests in the UK have drawn attention to the controversial documentary “India: The Modi Question” and the BJP’s stance against it.
The protests in the UK have sparked a debate about freedom of speech and the role of the media in shaping public opinion.
The outcome of the legal action taken by the BJP UK will be closely watched by media outlets and freedom of speech advocates around the world.
Several people in India have been arrested in relation to the presentation of the BBC’s Documentary, as the country has banned it. The first episode was about the Gujarat Genocide and his alleged complicity in the violence.
The Indian government had instructed social media platforms and YouTube to block links to the documentary. However, the Supreme Court of India rejected the Hindu Sena’s petition to ban the BBC channel in India.