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15 November 2017
K&T Law Offices secures landmark Order in TDSAT providing interim Wow Cinema and other similarly placed Broadcasters for interim arrangement on Prasar Bharti’s DD Free Dish slots
A case of arbitrary policy making by Prasar Bharti (more commonly known for its Channel Doordarshan and its free dish platform DD Free dish) was adjudicated upon by Ld. Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) upon Petition filed by Broadcaster Cinema 24x7 against the displacement of its channel WOW Cinema on the platform DD Free Dish and the Ld. TDSAT’s was pleased to pass an Order against Prasar Bharti for interim relief to Wow Cinema and other similarly placed Broadcasters for interim arrangement on Prasar Bharti’s DD Free Dish slots. Ld. Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) upon Petition filed by Broadcaster Cinema 24x7 against the displacement of its channel WOW Cinema on the platform DD Free Dish and the Ld. TDSAT’s was pleased to pass an Order against Prasar Bharti for interim relief to Wow Cinema and other similarly placed Broadcasters for interim arrangement on Prasar Bharti’s DD Free Dish slots. Sr. Advocate Mr. Aman Lehki briefed by K&T Law offices appeared on behalf of various Broadcasters in which the Ld. TDSAT upholding well settled constitutional principles on legitimate expectation from Government bodies and arbitrary conduct by instrumentalities of the state passed an Order in favour of the private Broadcasters while giving the state a sufficient opportunity to formulate a full fledged policy on the same thereby restoring equities and delivering justice in the view of the author of this article.