GANGTOK, May 20 - State Congress chief Bharat Basnett has written to party�s general secretary and MP Gaurav Gogoi to initiate immediate action against Paatal Lok, a web series streaming on Amazon Prime Video and produced by Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma.
�It has come to our knowledge that the web-series titled Paatal Lok streaming on Amazon Prime Video and produced by Anushka Sharma has an objectionable scene and condemnable dialogues,� said Basnett. He also demanded an apology from producer Anushka Sharma.
His letter mentioned that the Indian Nepali/Gorkha is a minority community having a population of over 1.5 crore and the history of the community has not been properly understood due to the existence of sovereign nation Nepal, a permanent member of the UNO and immediate neighbour of India.
�Unfortunately, such derogatory remarks specifically pointing at a community are condemnable. This web series has hurt the Nepali/Gorkha community internationally, which is a matter of serious concern,� Basnett said.
He has requested Gogoi to take up the matter with the appropriate authorities urgently for deletion of the derogatory portion of the web series.