Protest against TV program (in support of rebirth) Raaz Pichhle Janam ka 2 on NDTV Imagine sign now

In the award winning film Nayak by the renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray, the protagonist asks his friend do you think there is an afterlife? Do you believe in re-birth? the friend laughs and says even if I am born again, I wont be the same Jyoti living in the same era! So how would I know and how does it matter? Do what you wish to do in this life itself. The hero, played by the legendary Uttam Kumar brushes of his inhibitions and goes ahead with his dream of becoming a film star.
With wonderful touch of humor and common sense Ray lays bare the basic reason for not believing in re-birth and for not dwelling on such imaginary and wasteful exercise.
We find in this 21st century, a national TV channel tagging the suffix imagine frequently presenting utter non-science in the name of imaginationghost stories and made up stories of miracles. But the current one about previous life and its revelation through hypnotism takes the cake.
Let us come to the social point of view. To make people believe in previous life and re-incarnation is not only nonsensical, it is damaging. The idea was made up by rulers and priests to control the less fortunate. To make people feel guilty for the possible sins committed in their previous life is the dirtiest of tricks played by our ancient forefathers. The poorest of the poor born in so called low caste had no other option but to remain low caste. They could only dream of a better future in their next life by being timid, docile and utterly un-ambitious in this life. So, two-thirds of the poverty stricken masses of India never revolted.
Our memory, our dreams and aspirations dwell in our brain cells. With death our brains too are destroyed burnt or decomposed in the grave. So scientifically, no memories or thoughts can survive after death, except through our writings, work etc.
Life is beautiful, precious and full of possibilities. Modern man with global exposure has learnt it now. So any attempt towards regression even in the name of entertainment is criminal.
We strongly condemn the TV show Raaz pichley janam ka 2 (A program in support of rebirth) as unscientific and damaging for the viewers. We call on all the viewers who think like us, to protest by signing this appeal.
The Science & Rationalists Association of India
& Humanists Association

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  • 31 October 201550. Amrit Foley
    I support this petition
  • 07 March 201549. Sauvik S
    I support this petition
  • 03 November 201448. Rinku Bolton
    Stop this program
  • 30 September 201447. Faruk L
    I support this petition
  • 27 July 201446. Abhijit Duncan
    I support this petition
  • 27 February 201345. Donnie A
    Country India (Bharat) I strongly condemn such shows which are indifferent to human reasoning. Just for the sake of TRP we can't go back to the dark ages.
  • 06 February 201344. Manwar Bird
    Country India mThis stupid channel is trying to misguide common innocent people through the medium of this program.
  • 24 December 201243. Sukhjeet Singhg
    Country united kingdom this programme is totally misguiding people. Indian people need to wake up and stop believeing in this nonsense
  • 27 October 201142. Anusha Pollard
    I support this petition
  • 05 October 201141. Sukhamoy G
    I support this petition
  • 07 August 201140. Praveen V
    Country India Peddling superstition & fooling the public to make money SHOULD be a crime against Humanity & Progressive Civilization.
  • 05 June 201139. Rohan N
    I support this petition
  • 19 March 201138. Anindyasundar Burnett
    Country India This program should be banned immediately.
  • 12 January 201137. Susanta B
    Country india I am with SRAI. This program should immediately stopped. Common people should protest against this.I agree with u n I am with SRAI
  • 07 October 201036. Inder Chambers
    Country india its my life
  • 09 September 201035. Anupam B
    I support this petition
  • 13 May 201034. Frank L
  • 16 February 201033. Maya R
    Country India Such programmes should be banned..They spread only superstitions..
  • 17 August 200932. Sunil R
    I support this petition
  • 01 June 200931. Inderjeet S
    Country India Lack of research and proven evidence, decieving masses.
  • 24 December 200830. Charanpreet S
    Country India Punar-janam does not happen.So 'Raaz Pichhle Janam ka' programm should be banned.
  • 08 November 200829. Deepak S
    Country INDIA I AM AGREE.
  • 05 October 200828. Mrinal K
    Country INDIA stop the program immediately
  • 25 August 200827. Dr N
    I support this petition
  • 14 July 200826. Anabil S
    Country India I suport with SRAI.
  • 22 January 200825. Anima C
    Country India I am with srai & ha.This type program should immediately stopped.
  • 11 November 200724. Suman Mosley
    Country india "na bondho korle sala thappor marbo."----erokom sobai bolchhe

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Petition target:
Government of India, NDTV Imagine and viewers of the TV program, Press Council of India


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