50,000 people have signed an online petition to demand a ban on “Pehredaar Piya Ki”

Vastavam web:  More than 50,000 people have signed an online petition to demand a ban on the TV show “Pehredaar Piya Ki”, which revolves around the marriage of a wealthy 10- year-old boy to a woman twice his age.The show, which went on air last month, has been criticised for its bizarre plot and for promoting child marriage. A 10 year old impressionable little kid (‘piyaa’) caressing and stalking a lady who’s more than double his age and filling sindoor in her ‘maang’ is being telecast at prime time -8:30pm on Sony,” Jain writes in the petition.Imagine the kind of influence it will steadily and perpetually infuse in the viewers mindset. We want a ban on the serial. We do not want our kids to be influenced by such TV serials. Join us in signing the petition to ban this serial.”