Khan's monumental TV show Satyamev Jayate, a show
that dealt with the current social issues in our society, got into
trouble with the episode that dealt with organic farming.
Pesticides Manufacturers and Formulators Association Of India
(PMFAI) filed a complaint, putting a stay on the further
The episode dealt with choosing organic farming rather than
using pesticides and insecticides. They spoke in detail the
benefits of using organic farming and stop opting chemical
The PMFAI said that episode had no experts from The Ministry of
Agriculture, Central Insecticides Board or Indian Council of
The Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) met on April
12 with representatives of Star Plus, Aamir
Khan Productions and PMFAI representatives to discuss
The BCCC found that even though the programme was critical of the
use of pesticides, they dealt with the issue with proper
sensitivity and maturity.
This has put an end to the issue and the producers can further
broadcast the show.