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#BoycottBBC Trends After BBC Radio Show Caller Abuses PM Modi, His Mother On Live Show

<p>An episode of BBC Asian Network&rsquo;s &lsquo;Big Debate&rsquo; radio show is facing a massive outrage on the social media platforms after a speaker during the abused Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mother.</p> <p>According to the media reports, the debate in the show roped in discussions about the ongoing farmers' protest in national capital. In course of the show, one of the speaker used impolite words against PM&nbsp; Modi's mother - Heeraben Modi.</p> <p>A video of the incident was later shared on Twitter and has been making rounds since then. The nitezens upon watching the video slammed the show as well as the organisation for taking the abusive comments live on air.</p> <p>&lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet"&gt;&lt;p lang="en" dir="ltr"&gt;&lt;a href="https://twitter.com/BritIndianVoice?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;@BritIndianVoice&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/HCI_London?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;@HCI_London&lt;/a&gt; &lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;Did anyone hear the whole show ? &lt;a href="https://t.co/W1R1J8lndC"&gt;pic.twitter.com/W1R1J8lndC&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&amp;mdash; Sunny Johal (@DatchetTrainMan) &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/DatchetTrainMan/status/1366467711488978945?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;March 1, 2021&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;</p> <p>A Twitter handle called Kiran Bilakhia in a post said, "Would the BBC like to apologise for not vetting people before they are allowed on their programmes? Such language is not becoming for what used to be a respectable institution." Another user on the micro-blogging site said, "Absolutely abhorrent language".</p> <p>&lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"&gt;&lt;p lang="fr" dir="ltr"&gt;Absolutely abhorrent language 😠&lt;/p&gt;&amp;mdash; ajay jobanputra (@jobanputra_ajay) &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/jobanputra_ajay/status/1366842302694580224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;March 2, 2021&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;&nbsp;</p> <p>&lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"&gt;&lt;p lang="fr" dir="ltr"&gt;Absolutely abhorrent language 😠&lt;/p&gt;&amp;mdash; ajay jobanputra (@jobanputra_ajay) &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/jobanputra_ajay/status/1366842302694580224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;March 2, 2021&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;</p> <p>Meanwhile, thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh continue to camp at the borders of the national capital holding protest against the three farm bills enacted by the central government last year. Though the two sides are in continous efforts to simmer down the debate, yet all the rounds of negotiations stand inconclusive.</p>...

<p>An episode of BBC Asian Network&rsquo;s &lsquo;Big Debate&rsquo; radio show is facing a massive outrage on the social media platforms after a speaker during the abused Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mother.</p> <p>According to the media reports, the debate in the show roped in discussions about the ongoing farmers’ protest in national capital. In course of the show, one of the speaker used impolite words against PM&nbsp; Modi’s mother – Heeraben Modi.</p> <p>A video of the incident was later shared on Twitter and has been making rounds since then. The nitezens upon watching the video slammed the show as well as the organisation for taking the abusive comments live on air.</p> <p>&lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet"&gt;&lt;p lang="en" dir="ltr"&gt;&lt;a href="https://twitter.com/BritIndianVoice?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;@BritIndianVoice&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/HCI_London?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;@HCI_London&lt;/a&gt; &lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;Did anyone hear the whole show ? &lt;a href="https://t.co/W1R1J8lndC"&gt;pic.twitter.com/W1R1J8lndC&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&amp;mdash; Sunny Johal (@DatchetTrainMan) &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/DatchetTrainMan/status/1366467711488978945?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;March 1, 2021&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js&quot; charset="utf-8"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;</p> <p>A Twitter handle called Kiran Bilakhia in a post said, "Would the BBC like to apologise for not vetting people before they are allowed on their programmes? Such language is not becoming for what used to be a respectable institution." Another user on the micro-blogging site said, "Absolutely abhorrent language".</p> <p>&lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"&gt;&lt;p lang="fr" dir="ltr"&gt;Absolutely abhorrent language 😠&lt;/p&gt;&amp;mdash; ajay jobanputra (@jobanputra_ajay) &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/jobanputra_ajay/status/1366842302694580224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;March 2, 2021&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js&quot; charset="utf-8"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;&nbsp;</p> <p>&lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"&gt;&lt;p lang="fr" dir="ltr"&gt;Absolutely abhorrent language 😠&lt;/p&gt;&amp;mdash; ajay jobanputra (@jobanputra_ajay) &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/jobanputra_ajay/status/1366842302694580224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"&gt;March 2, 2021&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js&quot; charset="utf-8"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;</p> <p>Meanwhile, thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh continue to camp at the borders of the national capital holding protest against the three farm bills enacted by the central government last year. Though the two sides are in continous efforts to simmer down the debate, yet all the rounds of negotiations stand inconclusive.</p>

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