[Tablighi Jamaat] News reports have been predominantly balanced and neutral, Centre; Supreme Court asks for better affidavit

The Centre made the submission in an affidavit filed in response to PILs moved against the communalisation of the Tablighi Jamaat event amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Tablighi Jamaat] News reports have been predominantly balanced and neutral, Centre; Supreme Court asks for better affidavit
Tablighi Jamaat, Supreme Court

In a fresh affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, the Central government has re-asserted that the media has largely been neutral with respect to the reporting on the Tablighi Jamaat event held earlier this year.

Responding to pleas filed against the communalisation of the Tablighi Jamaat event amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre contends that the petitioner's concerns are based on vague assertions, certain private fact-checking news portals and unverifiable reports.

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