The apex baby rights physique NCPCR has requested Netflix to cease streaming ‘Bombay Begums’ citing inappropriate portrayal of youngsters within the internet sequence.
In a discover to Netflix on Thursday, the Nationwide Fee for Safety of Baby Rights (NCPCR) has requested the OTT platform to furnish an in depth motion report inside 24 hours, failing which it stated it will likely be constrained to provoke acceptable authorized motion.
Objecting to the alleged inappropriate portrayal of youngsters within the sequence, the fee stated any such content material is not going to solely pollute the younger minds however can also lead to abuse and exploitation of youngsters.
The fee took motion based mostly on a criticism which alleged that the sequence normalises minors indulging in informal intercourse and drug abuse.
“Netflix ought to take additional precaution whereas streaming any content material in respect of the youngsters or for the youngsters and shall additionally chorus themselves from stepping into such issues,” the fee stated in its discover.
“Subsequently, you might be directed to look into this matter and instantly cease streaming of this sequence and furnish an in depth motion report inside 24 hours, failing which the Fee will likely be constrained to provoke acceptable motion pursuant to the provisions of Part 14 of the CPCR (Fee for Safety of Baby Rights) Act, 2005,” the fee stated.
‘Bombay Begums’ delves into the lives of 5 girls from totally different sections of society who all need various things in life.