After the recent controversial comment as “bunch of shameless people” about malayalis in the context of Flood relief activities by Republic TV anchor Arnab Go Swami , the channel’s Android Apps Rating went down to 1.4 from 4 plus. In a debate in the channel on the subject of KERALA FLOOD RELIEF AID , the key presenter Arnab go Swami was mentioning on malyalis in a negative remark with arrogance against which ripples of anger & pain reflected among the south indian community members living worldwide and they started reacting thru various social media against the channel and the anchor. The abusive and cursed reviews against the channel came out like a flood over night yesterday as a result of the racist mention by Republic channel and Arnab .
Many started disabling the Apps and a series of negative reviews poured at the interface using ultimate cursing words , which is something new for a media platform operating in India . It is heard that some of the advertisers also re thinking about their campaign running in Repulic TV as a result of negative reviews.
Arnab Go swami was treated as a popular visual journalist in the country with good english communication though the content is marked as pre paid news & biased towards one of the ruling parties in India.