Nepal Idol controversy, court ordered to stop vote counting, what next? (UPDATE – AP 1 response)

The Kathmandu District Court has ordered the organizer of Nepal Idol reality show to stop counting the vote by the viewers and present at the court on Bhadra 23 (September 10, 2017). According to reports, the court has ordered to submit the originals of the voting to AP1 TV.

The court was responding to the application of Yagyamani Neupane against the organizer of making one-sided decisions on the organization of the show. According to the decision by the district judge, Diwakar Bhatta, the future of the program will be decided after the decision made on September 10.

What is Nepal Idol?

A singing competition reality show franchise titled ‘idol’ had been quite popular in different countries. After a huge success in India titled ‘Indian Idol’ a similar contest is being held in Nepal. The show is being organized by a new Television station by the Annapurna newspaper group, AP1 TV.
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