Govt warns Ekattor TV on its coverage of student protests

The information ministry has asked private broadcaster Ekattor TV not to broadcast any programme, news or video that may create panic and disorder among people.

Published : 4 August 2018, 02:34 PM
Updated : 4 August 2018, 02:34 PM

The ministry issued a letter with a warning and cited the video footage of student protests aired by the television station on Aug 1-2.  

The ministry reminded Ekattor TV of complying with the National Broadcast Policy 2014.

Thousands of students poured into the Dhaka streets with a safe-road campaign after a speeding bus ran over and killed two college students on Jul 29.

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