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Speaker sends matter of ‘media vulgarity’ to relative committee

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly (NA) Speaker Raja Parvez Ashraf on Monday forwarded a matter pertaining to Calling Attention notice on ‘increasing obscenity and vulgarity’ in electronic and print media to the relative committee.

According to details, National Assembly’s meeting took place on Monday where members Aaliya Kamran, Salahuddin Ayubi and Jamaluddin presented a Calling attention notice before the House, regarding rising ‘vulgarity’ in electronic media.

Talking on the floor, MNA Aaliya Kamran said television dramas were promoting ‘vulgarity’ through obscene story plots. Parliamentary Secretary for Information Hameed Kamran replied the matter was concerning and attention must be paid to such matters. Proper legislation must be carried out in this regard. Upon this Speaker NA forwarded the matter to committee for further proceedings.