I&B Ministry asks TV channels not to air condom ads between 6 AM & 10 PM

I&B Ministry asks TV channels not to air condom ads between 6 AM & 10 PM

Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory asking TV channels not to air condom advertisements during day time which could be indecent and inappropriate for viewing by children.

It said the condom advertisements should only be aired between 10 PM and 6 AM to avoid exposure of such material to children and to ensure strict adherence to the provisions contained in the Cable Television Networks Rules.

The Ministry said, it has been brought to its notice that some channels carry advertisements of condoms repeatedly which are allegedly to be indecent especially for the children. It said any failure will attract action as per the provisions.

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