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Monday, April 07, 2008

Indian soap operas to be banned on Afghan TV

The Afghan government has told the country’s private television stations to stop broadcasting Indian soap operas, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Friday, citing the BBC.

The decision game from the Culture and Information Ministry after lawmakers met with clerics to discuss the growing number of imported television programs, which more religiously conservative clerics have deemed “immoral,” despite their popularity.

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