Members of Sikh community vandalise MTV office

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Mumbai, Jun 16 (UNI) Protesting against a defamatory poster, members of the Sikh community today vandalised the office of MTV India, a music channel, at Parel in central Mumbai.

According to Bhoiwada police, the protesters were objecting to the poster of a show called 'On the job', a career-based reality programme, in which a woman was shown massaging a man while a young person, wearing a turban, looked at them.

A group of over 150 people gatherd outside the channel's office this afternoon and shouted slogans and than attacked the office.

Surjeet Singh, one of the protesters, said not only the poster was defamatory but the lines, which were written on the hoardings, hurt their sentiments.

According to MTV spokesperson, the poster was put up on Sunday afternoon.

Bhoiwada police have registered an offence of rioting against the protestors and arrested 20 persons so far in this connection.


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