India's Daughter: BBC has raped India by airing it, says Aparna Yadav

Lucknow: India's daughter- a BBC documentary featuring, December 16 rape convict  has become a talk of the town since its release,  while Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav on Monday said that British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has “raped” India and its culture by airing ‘India’s Daughter’ documentary despite a ban by the Union government.
“Jo BBC kar raha hai us se humara country poori tarah se rape horaha hai. Yahan ki sanskriti, yahan ki sabhiyata poori tarah se rape horahi hai, (Whatever BBC is doing has raped India and its culture,” Yadav said while addressing media during an ant-BBC protest in Lucknow. The protest was organized near 1090 crossing in Gomti Nagar area of the state capital by a women issue centered NGO Harsh whose brand ambassador is Aparna Yadav.
The Yadav daughter-in-law also said that the prestigious international channel (BBC) has shown disrespect towards the request by Indian parliament even as she was yet to watch it.
“The image of our country being portrayed in the documentary is very damaging,” said Yadav adding that though she has not seen the documentary about the Delhi gang rape, her views were based on reviews that she read.

She even said that India’s Daughter was a garbage documentary which could affect India's tourism industry and its image. An effigy of BBC was also burnt on the occasion.
Interestingly the crowd that was brought to be part of the event comprised mostly of poor farmers from villages bordering Lucknow who actually drew blank when asked about the documentary. Some of them said they had come to under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) to seek ‘compensation for their land’, while others said they were protesting crime against women.
“We have no idea about the documentary,” said one of the protestors who was holding a paper ‘Sharam Karo BBC’ (shame on you BBC) which she said she could not read.
“I don’t know what this paper reads. We were asked by some local union leaders to assemble here,” she added.

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