Controversy has arisen over a question in the context of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in "Kaun Banega Crorepati", aired on Sony TV, and allegations are being made that this question, the 17th century Maratha warrior Was insulted Sony TV has finally apologized for the #BoycottKBC trend in social media.
BJP's Maharashtra unit MLA Nitesh Rana on Friday demanded an apology for the derogatory reference given to Shivaji Maharaj. Sony TV has also apologized on Twitter over this.
Rane said, "Soni KBC 10 has insulted him (Shivaji Maharaj) by name in a 'derogatory' singular from the language point of view. For this, one should apologize as soon as possible. ”He warned that if he delayed to apologize, there would be no 'life line' to carry forward the program.
The controversy arose when the presenter of the program, Amitabh Bachchan, asked a question about the contemporaries of the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb.
Among the four alternatives, Chhatrapati Shivaji was mentioned as "Shivaji", while the other options were Maharana Pratap, Rana Sanga and Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Angry over referencing Shivaji's name in this way, many people criticized Sony TV on social media and asked for an apology.