23 complaints about indecent depiction of women in ads: Tewari

There have been 23 complaints about indecent depiction of women in ads to the Advertisement Standard Council of India in 2012-13 and 10 of these cases were upheld.

New Delhi: There have been 23 complaints about indecent depiction of women in ads to the Advertisement Standard Council of India in 2012-13 and 10 of these cases were upheld.

This information was shared in the Lok Sabha by Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari in a written reply to a question.

As per the information provided by Tewari the number of such complaints was 18 of which 8 were upheld in 2011-12.

In a reply to another question, the minister said that Prasar Bharati constantly reviewed the content, quality and popularity including TRPs.

He said that as per the TAM report for General Entertainment channels during the period July 14 to July 20, 2013, DD National was placed fourth in the ratings.

PTI

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