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Common broadcasting code soon

22-August-2001
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Common broadcasting code soon

Replying to supplementaries during question hour, Information and Broadcasting Minister Sushma Swaraj said that there would be a common broadcasting code for all, including the private players, wanting to enter the Indian broadcasting sector and Rs 158 crore had been collected as licence fees for allowing private FM broadcasting services.

Earlier, Congress member Eduardo Faleiro wanted to know whether the private sector would also follow the code being observed by All India Radio.

In reply to another query, the minister said 19 players had been issued licences and one broadcasting FM station has been set up in Bangalore. She said Rs 158.75 crore had been collected as licence fees.

The new licencees have only been given the right to broadcast entertainment, music and information programmes and not news or current affairs programmes, she said.

To another query from Kuldip Nayyar (NOM) on whether newspaper owners would be allowed to set up such broadcasting facilities, the minister said there was no cross-media restrictions.

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