04/11/2016 12:55 PM IST | Updated 04/11/2016 2:13 PM IST

Here's What Politicians Are Saying About The NDTV Ban

'Symptomatic of the dangers ahead'.

Anindito Mukherjee / Reuters

Following Centre's order to 'NDTV India' to go off air for one day on November 9 over its Pathankot coverage, many politicians from opposition parties have criticised the move. Here's a roundup.

Rahul Gandhi

NDTV India ban is "shocking and unprecedented," says Rahul Gandhi.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised the central government for putting a one day ban on a Hindi news channel and said it showed that an "emergency-like situation" prevailed in the country.

"NDTV ban is shocking. If Government had issues with Pathankot coverage, there are provisions available. But ban shows an Emergency-like attitude," Banerjee said in a statement.

Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah

"NDTV India ordered off the air, opposition leaders detained for wanting to show solidarity with family of dead solider.

"Achhe din anyone?" Omar wrote on twitter

Sanjay Jha, national spokesperson, Indian National Party

Ahmed Patel, MP