NDTV Ban: Here’s why ‘Bagon Main Bahar Hai’ is trending on Twitter after Ravish Kumar’s show yesterday

Ravish asked the mime actors who were portrayed as 'authority' if he can ask them as simple a question as "Bagon main bahar hai?"

By: Trends Desk | Updated: November 5, 2016 6:23 pm
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The Information and Broadcast ministry declared that Hindi news channel NDTV India will be taken off-air on November 9 for their reporting on Pathankot attack because it allegedly compromised national security. Ever since the ban was announced, people from within the media and otherwise have voiced their opinion against it.

On the much-awaited Prime Time on November 4, anchor Ravish Kumar who’s known to pull brave stunts on his show called mime artists to send a strong message on what happens when the authority is asked questions. His show was a massive hit on social media and ever since it was aired yesterday, Ravish Kumar has been dominating Indian Internet. He was trending yesterday and his phrase used during the show ‘Bagon Main Bahar Hai’ is trending today. Ravish asked the mime actors who were portrayed as ‘authority’ if he can ask them as simple a question as “Bagon main bahar hai?”

Also read: NDTV’s Ravish Kumar brings in mime artists on ‘Prime Time’ to make a strong point

This is not the first time Ravish has come up with an innovative Prime Time in protest, he had also drawn praise after a special episode questioning the ‘sensational’ style of reporting by news channels during the JNU episode wherein he kept his screen black spoke a rather lengthy monologue.

Using the hashtag #बागों_में_बहार_है people are calling out on the government.

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First Published on: November 5, 2016 6:14 pm
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    Apurv
    Nov 6, 2016 at 3:12 pm
    Ravish Kumar's honesty doesn't make NDTV's crimes any less.. The man maybe honest and upright.., but the channel owners are definitely NOT...!!
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      Prashant
      Nov 6, 2016 at 6:02 am
      If NDTV is so honest why don't they challenge it in court(SC),,,they will surely get stay orders,,,,,,but they won't do this,,,,,,,he is a big big traitor,,,who just want to gain cheap sympathy,,,,80% Indians are with Govt,,,rest 20% are ppl like Brakha ravish mumta Lallu
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        Prashant
        Nov 6, 2016 at 12:31 pm
        No matter how much one criticize Modi,,,but My \"ज़मीर\" or inner voice will not allow me to Vote for Rahul lallu mullayam,,,,modi is good or bad!! But he is 100 times better than Lallu nitish Rahul ,,Rahul even don know difference between Moong daal nd Chana daal,,,nd this shameless fellow wants to be PM
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          Anonymous but
          Nov 5, 2016 at 1:32 pm
          Inflation is rising. Jobs are disappearing. There is widespread draught in some areas and people are dying of floods in other areas. Funds for MGREGA are all struck. At this time, all deals and contacts are being given to a few suited booted people who are ruining the nation.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;And you cant question the government for corruption, inaction and ye gadhe ke bache rss wale are talking about killing muslims.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;#Disheartening. Kaha hain ache din. lt;br/gt;#15LakhRupyelt;br/gt;#HighRespect for Indian express and Ndtv. All rest are Modi media. Chamcha media.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;#BaghoMeinKoiBaharNahiHain
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            Fernang
            Nov 6, 2016 at 5:48 am
            "No harm has ever happened to any country with nationalism or ultra nationalism." I think the Germans would like to differ with your point.
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              IslamForFooools
              Nov 5, 2016 at 5:26 pm
              Yet another Hindu rss worker killed by Islamic party por front of India in Karnataka, just 15 days before one more Hindu rss worker was killed by Muslims, these murders of Hindus are HINDUGENOCIDE, tomorrow secular Hindus also will be killed by same mussies, if secular Hindus think they don\'t care if rss workers killed.
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                IslamForFooools
                Nov 5, 2016 at 5:25 pm
                Yet another Hindu rss worker killed by Islamic party por front of India in Karnataka, just 15 days before one more Hindu rss worker was killed by Muslims, these murders of Hindus are HINDUGENOCIDE, tomorrow secular Hindus also will be killed by same mussies, if secular Hindus think they don\'t care if rss workers killed..
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                  IML sood
                  Nov 5, 2016 at 8:56 pm
                  Yes yes why not,even Ravish background needs to be checked name of press freedom why he is acting like Sunni Jihadi as Mr David has rightly commented.Perhaps NDTV has some score to settle with the present Govt. or it is the paying time towards the previous Govt. under whom they could prosper so much.
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                    Junu
                    Nov 6, 2016 at 2:51 am
                    Ravish kumar 's message reflects his size of brain....very small. That's ok honey if you telecast honest news you brain will increase it's size .
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                      Keerthana
                      Nov 6, 2016 at 10:59 am
                      NDTV set a precedent when barkha dutt telecast live the goings-on in the Taj, directly lending support to the stan handlers. Later the I and B ministry issued a ban against such reporting as sensitive information about our operations are being leaked to the enemy. Despite this, NDTV did the same in the pathankot incident. Their behaviour warranted such an action. The arguers for a free press should also understand that you can't step beyond a no..go zone. NDTV has always towed the fi Wahhabi line. It is a communist channel, and receives funds from fi groups in Saudi Arabia. Rules are for our safety, not always to be questioned.
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                        Shako
                        Nov 5, 2016 at 7:08 pm
                        RSS troll spotted - Manish Vijay
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                          SubbuI
                          Nov 5, 2016 at 1:24 pm
                          NALAYAK NMODI HAS STARTED SOME THING WHICH HE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO STOP IT. THISCIS HIS 2nd BER AGAINST PILLARS OF DEMOCRACY WHICH HE NEVER BELEIVES IN. FIRST WITH JUDICARY NOW WITH PRESS.HE HAD IT AND WILL REPEND FOR FULL LIFE
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                            SubbuI
                            Nov 5, 2016 at 1:31 pm
                            RAVISH KUMAR IS ONE OF THE MOST INTELLEGENT JOURNALIST,TV ANCHOR AND A GENTLE MAN TO THE CORE. HE JUST HOW A NEWS ANCHOR SHOULD BE UNLIKE ARNAB THE KALANK ON JOUNALISM.THUMS UP RAVISH KUMAR WONDER FULLVPRESENTATION. ARNAB NOW WILL GET ZPLUS SECURITY TO JUST DISCOURAGE YOU
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                              SubbuI
                              Nov 5, 2016 at 1:42 pm
                              WE MY SELF MY WIFE VISIT AND STAY IN USA VERY OFTEN WITH OUR SON WHO IS US CITIZEN. THERE ALL SUB BROADCASTER PORTAL HAS NDTV NEWS CHANNEL AS 1st CHOICE. THIS CHANAL IS THE MOST RESPECTED. UNBAISED AND MOST WATCHED CHANAL OUT SIDE INDIA. TODAY FOR A UNSUPSTANTIATED OFFENCE IT IS BANNED EVEN FOR ADAY IS GREATESST INSULT TO THE MOST RESPECTED TV.THESE DICTATOR RULED GOVERNMENT IS REACHED APOINT OF NO RETURN AND WILL BE DEFEATED IN 2019
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                                zeed
                                Nov 6, 2016 at 7:42 am
                                Go Ravish! lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;And go ravish the mind dead. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;All mind dead commenters below are possibly the most misinformed protoplasm in the entire human race. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Racist and talibanized.
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                                  aaa
                                  Nov 6, 2016 at 3:26 am
                                  I think NDTV did not say even once that the Undertrails who were killed in a fake encounter in Bhopal were terrorists or Simi men, because the case was going on in Courts and uptill now there is no proof or evidence that they were terrorists or Simi men --- Media and specially TV media is being used and abused to spread false propaa -- They should not air content without verifying the facts ---
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                                    Girish
                                    Nov 5, 2016 at 5:24 pm
                                    ....and this is what the law says:lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Under Rule 6(1)(p) of the Cable TV Network (Regulation) Act, NO programme should be carried in the cable service which contains LIVE coverage of ANY anti-terrorist operation by security forces, wherein media coverage shall be RESTRICTED to periodic briefing by an officer designated by the appropriate government, till such operation concludes.
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                                      Girish
                                      Nov 5, 2016 at 5:21 pm
                                      Google: Why was NDTV India banned and what does the law say?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;What you see is HT article which is ... without any own view...Just facts... so that You can decide. Thumps up to HT!
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                                        Girish
                                        Nov 5, 2016 at 4:47 pm
                                        Rabbishkumar of NDTV? He truely is rabbish. Cry baby! NDTV to govt: 'we won't fullfill our responsibilities but Govt. must!! We will help enemy state even terrorists!'lt;br/gt; Has he ever raised issue of politicians(polsutes) not visiting martyred's family but always there for sucidal or killed minority or dalit person? Indian people are sick of presutes and polsutes! Days are gone when people supported on party line. We see who is working and who is raita kign/queen, or drama king/queen!!
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                                          End of
                                          Nov 5, 2016 at 6:09 pm
                                          End of Paid News, Patronage and Presutism..Deal with it
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                                            End of
                                            Nov 5, 2016 at 6:10 pm
                                            Sickular Media not interested..we are interested in Jihadi brethern's issue..how dare you shoot and kill our terrorist brothersv- MSM
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