Ram Rahim Singh’s membership cancelled by film and TV associations

Vastavam web:The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) on Saturday cancelled the membership of rapist Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and his “adopted daughter”Honeypreet Kaur, with the Cine and TV Artists Association (CINTAA) following suit. They have barred the two from making any movies in future. Actor Sushant Singh, general secretary of CINTAA, told IANS: “We have cancelled his (Ram Rahim’s) work permit. It’s the committee’s decision. He has committed a crime. Depending on the heinous nature of the crime, we had the power to cancel his membership. Considering that, he is not worthy of our membership.” Asked of they have cancelled Honeypreet’s membership too, he said, “She was not our member. Only he was. Now his membership is cancelled for lifetime.” Earlier IFTDA too cancelled their membership. “Ram Rahim cannot work in the Indian film and television industry anymore. His membership has been cancelled by the IFTDA. The decision was taken yesterday (Friday) evening,” IFTDA president Ashoke Pandit told IANS over phonefrom  Mumbai on Saturday.