Valmiki is celebrated as the harbinger-poet in Sanskrit literature. The epic Ramayana, dated variously from 5th century BCE to first century BCE, is attributed to him, based on the attribution in the text itself.
Singer-turned-politician Hans Raj Hans has asked Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar to impose a ban on the telecast of the television series "Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush" for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Valmiki community.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday refused to stay the ban on the telecast of the television series "Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush" imposed by the state of Punjab two days ago. The court adjourned the case for next hearing on September 12.