Hate speech on TV channel is like killing people slowly, observes Supreme Court
North Bengal News Digital Desk: The Supreme Court gave a strong message on the hate speech sitting on the TV channel. At the same time, the role of the administrator is also very important in this case, the Supreme Court said. Besides, questions have also been raised as to why the government is playing the role of a silent spectator.
In an observation on Wednesday in the context of several petitions filed in the past year regarding hate speech, Justice KM Joseph said that hate speech in debates in mainstream media and social media cannot be controlled now. In this case, the organizer of the event will have to take more responsibility. The Supreme Court has said that freedom of press is very important. Freedom of thought in India is never the same as in the US. At the same time, he also reminded to draw a line somewhere. The judge also mentioned one reason why this kind of hate speech went viral. There are many layers to this hate speech in his words. A bit like slowly killing people. At the same time, the court said, if the court has to take any steps to solve such problems, then the central government should support that initiative.
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