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Pakistan Supreme Court Bans Indian Content On TV

Pakistan's Supreme Court has reimposed a ban on all Indian content on TV channels, overturning an earlier ruling by a lower court.An official of P.Pakistan newspaper Dawn reported that Nisar cited as justification the fact that India was constructing a dam in the country's north in territory claimed by Delhi and which was blocking rivers that flow into Pakistan.“India is shrinking the flow of water into Pakistan," Nisar reportedly said. "Why shouldn't we close their channels?"Indian movies are popular in Pakistan and throughout the region, and Bollywood employs many Pakistani musicians and actors.Khalid Arain, chairman of Pakistan Cable Operators Association, confirmed the verdict, but said his group opposed the ruling."Ban on the all the Indian content is not the solution -- rather we should try to better the quality of Pakistani TV shows," he told the AFP news agency.Pakistan has imposed bans on Indian films and TV content since the 1965 India-Pakistan war.India's activities in the disputed region.

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