Manoranjan Group run Free to Air (FTA) Bhojpuri Movie channel Manoranjan Grand has failed to pay up the 5th installment which was due in July till now which has led to the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) allowing Prasar Bharati to take action in accordance with the law taking care of their interest.
Manoranjan Grand was earlier provided relief by the tribunal which allowed it to pay the 5th installment which was due on 27th July upto 14th August granting it an extended period of 18 days. Manoranjan Grand has however failed to deposit the 5th installment one month since the initial deadline expired.
The tribunal yesterday allowed Prasar Bharati to take action in the matter in accordance with the law taking care of their interest. Manoranjan Grand had recently approached Prasar Bharati with some application however it has come to light that Prasar Bharati has removed Manoranjan Grand from its platform earlier today.
The vacant of protection granted to Manoranjan Grand has resulted in two MPEG-2 slots now being vacant on DD Free Dish. TDSAT will look into the request of Prasar Bharati for interest for the extended period granted to Manoranjan Grand. Manoranjan Grand will be filing a miscellaneous application in the matter within one week which will be looked into by the tribunal.