NBA cautions Arvind Kejriwal over charges against electronic media

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Mar 17 2014, 01:20am hrs
News Broadcasters Association (NBA) today expressed shock over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's "unsubstantiated" charges against electronic media and warned if the leader and his associates do not exercise caution the

Members of the body will be forced to reconsider coverage of the activities of the party.

A statement here said, NBA is shocked to note the "unverified and objectionable statements" being made by Arvind Kejriwal and his associates regarding the electronic media and accusing it of being "paid" by political parties to drive their agenda during the General Elections of 2014.

NBA wishes to remind Kejriwal and his associates that the electronic media is independent and is discharging its responsibilities in a fair, transparent and balanced manner and urges the AAP not to hurl unsubstantiated and unverified charges on the electronic media.

The release undersigned by Secretary General Annie Joseph said, NBA requests the Convenor of AAP to "immediately refrain" from making such preposterous allegations failing which NBA Members would be forced to reconsider coverage of the activities of AAP.

NBA is a private body representing the private television news and current affairs broadcasters.