Tv anchor Arnab Goswami has discovered himself below the scanner after Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh named his Republic TV amongst three channels for rigging Tv Ranking Factors (TRP). The Police Chief claimed to have busted a racket that concerned personal tv channels manipulating their TRPs.
As per the Mumbai Police, its probe discovered that 30,000 viewers measurement meters had been bought by a personal agency, out of which 2000 had been put in in Mumbai. At a press convention, the Mumbai police chief claimed that they’ve discovered a set of households the place these meters had been put in and so they had been being paid cash to tune to explicit channels. These households had been being paid an quantity of about Rs 400-500 each month.
Arnab Goswami’s Republic India and two different native Mumbai channels have been discovered responsible of manipulating the essential information, the police commissioner stated. As Arnab is getting brutally trolled and slammed on social media ever for the reason that information got here out, the anchor has lastly responded to the accusations.
Responding to the accusations, Arnab Goswami has issued an announcement threatening prison defamation in opposition to the Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh. In his assertion, Arnab Goswami wrote:
“There may be not a single BARC report that mentions Republic TV. The folks of India know the reality. Mr Param Bir Singh’s investigation within the Sushant Singh Rajput case is below a cloud and it is a determined measure due to Republic TV’s reportage on Palghar, the Sushant Singh Rajput case or another case. This type of concentrating on solely strengthens the resolve of everybody at Republic TV to push for the reality even more durable.”
Additional, the assertion acknowledged that the probe by Mumbai Police is a ‘determined measure’ to tug him down because the commissioner-led investigation in Bollywood actor SSR’s dying ‘stays below a cloud’. He stated:
“Param Bir Singh stands fully uncovered at this time since BARC has not talked about Republic In any single criticism. He ought to challenge an official apology and prepare to face us in courtroom,”
Right here, try the assertion of Arnab Goswami:
Republic Media Community’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami’s assertion pic.twitter.com/axhbJZ47eA
— Republic (@republic) October 8, 2020