Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday issued a warning to 8XM music channel for exhibiting an indecent and objectionable song on February 26 in violation of the code of conduct implemented on the Supreme Court’s directives.
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According to press release of Pemra, the music channels air indecent songs daily but on February 26 it exhibited the song which was the violation of code of conduct implemented by Supreme Court. The authority received many complaints against the channel for telecasting objectionable material and the viewers demanded action against it as per rules.
Pemra warned the channel to cautious in the future and follow the code of conduct otherwise strict action will be taken under Pemra Ordinance 2202 and Amendment Act 2007, section 29 and 30. The management of the channel was asked to inform the Pemra about its editorial policy of selection of the songs.