Amazon Prime Video’s web series ‘Patal Lok’ remains in the headlines. His connection with controversies is getting deeper. Following the complaint of Gorkha community and BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh, now Lok Sabha MP from Sikkim Indra Hung Subba has also raised objections against the web series.
According to a report in Bollywood Hungama, Indra wrote in his letter, “This is related to the racist comment made against the Nepali speaking community in the second episode of Amazon Prime Video’s original web series Patal Lok.
Nepali is also one of the 22 languages included in the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution. It is spoken by more than 10.5 million people as mother tongue.
In such a situation, the derogatory and objectionable comments made in the special scenes of the series not only hurt the sense of community, but also set an example of racist stereotype.
Seeking action, Indra wrote, ‘I strongly condemn the irresponsible and insensitive act and would like to extend unconditional support to the appeal made by the community through an online petition, seeking That the sub lights be blurred and the video is edited and uploaded again.