Itís better to begin with this assertion Ė even if the advent of television in the Indian scenario is a recent phenomenon, it has already made steady advances and profound impacts in the Indian society. There was indeed a time when television in India was a wonder and people of the neighborhood used to gather in the evening at the ownerís house to take a view of the most popular shows of those days. It would be wrong to say that the situation is quite different these days. In reality, there has been a radical transformation by now and television has become part of the life of the Indian populace, especially the urban and semi urban ones.
Well, as per latest studies, television is making headway to the rural segment too and with the steady expansion of electricity, television is replacing radio sets. Is this good or bad? There simply canít be one sort of answer to this. While as per many, television has made India more modern than was conceived once upon a time, detractors of this theory state (without any qualms) the same has led to erosion in age-old Indian value system too. Hence, contention does go on in this realm too.
If you are in the first group, it must be said modestly in spite of predominance family channels in the Indian television industry, a few problems are plaguing the country at the moment. Perhaps the greatest of these has been the mounting influence of Americanization and the role of television in this canít be disregarded. Vulgarity that was even in the recent past limited to celluloid has entered the Indian households through the channels (reality shows) and definitely confusions are rising as a result. What do Indians fail to realize is that their culture is on the wane and they are devouring pricey merchandise at the cost of their own enriched assorted culture
Television is Eroticizing Indian sanctity . what do you Think ??