Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Wednesday granted an interim injunction restraining Mahaa TV and TV 9 from telecasting or publishing “untrue, defamatory material” against Prajit Foundations Pvt. Ltd, Thousand Lights here.

Justice G. Rajasuria passed the interim order on an application by the company. He said he could see considerable force in the submission by the petitioner’s counsel.

Accordingly, he was granting an interim injunction as prayed for. He posted the matter for March 10.

In its affidavit, the company’s director, Badri Narayan Choudhary, said that in a telecast on February 11, which continued periodically in Mahaa TV, there was an imputation that Sri Kalki Bhagwan was running a trust and that the money collected by the trust was being utilised by the company. N.K.V. Krishna, son of Sri Kalki Bhagwan, was a director of the company, but resigned on November 27, 2004.

The company was not connected with the trust except that it had commercial transactions with Sri Kalki Bhagwan by maintaining their complex at Varadayapalam (Andhra Pradesh).

The allegations against the company were baseless.