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NCPCR writes to makers of ‘Super Dancer Chapter 3’, calls for to take down episode for violating baby rights

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Tuesday wrote a letter to Shaeesta Naqvi, Grievance Officer, Sony Pictures Networks and demanded them to take down an episode of the dance actuality present’Super Dancer Chapter 3′ the place judges had been allegedly seen asking a minor “vulgarsexually explicit” questions relating to his dad and mom on stage.

“The Commission has come across a video on Twitter from your kid’s dance show called Super Dancer Chapter 3 which was aired on Sony Entertainment Television, wherein it is seen that the judges on the show were asking the minor child vulgar and sexually explicit questions regarding his parents on stage,” the NCPCR mentioned in a letter. “Further, the Commission on viewing the said video observes that all the questions asked to the minor child were inappropriate and disturbing in nature and not meant to be asked to children. The link of the twitter post is given below for your reference,” it mentioned. “In view of the above, the Commission deems it appropriate to take cognizance U/s 13 (1) (j) of CPCR Act, 2005 and observes that your channel has violated provisions under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and the Information Technology Act, 2000,” it added. “Further, the Commission also observes that the said content also violates the Commission’s guidelines “Guidelines for Child And Adolescent Participation In The Entertainment Industry And Any Commercial Entertainment Activity,” the fee mentioned. The fee additionally requested for a proof on why such inappropriate questions had been requested to a minor baby artist.

“Therefore, your good offices are requested to urgently take down the said episode and further send an explanation to the Commission as to why such inappropriate questions were asked to the minor child artist on a kid’s dance show. Further, it is also requested to not stream such inappropriate content on your channel.” In its letter, the NCPCR Chairperson mentioned that an Action Taken Report (ATR) needs to be submitted to the Commission inside 7 days of receipt of the letter. (ANI)