New Delhi The listening to on the contempt case towards arise comic Kunal Kamra has been postponed by 2 weeks. The petitioner at present sought time for a reply on Kamra’s affidavit. The courtroom gave its permission. Kamra made controversial tweets in regards to the Supreme Court docket after Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami was granted bail. A discover has been issued for this.
Kamra not solely made controversial tweets in regards to the Supreme Court docket, but additionally wrote derogatory remarks about Justice DY Chandrachud, who was listening to within the Arnab case. Now, within the filed reply, telling his phrases as a joke, the courtroom has requested for a concession. It’s written within the affidavit that the petitioner doesn’t perceive comedy. Only a few jokes is not going to cut back the respect of the judiciary within the eyes of the folks and the tolerance of their criticism is ending among the many folks sitting on a giant submit. this isn’t proper.
three judges who’re listening to
When the matter was handled in entrance of a three-judge bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, the petitioner’s lawyer Nishant Kataneswarkar stated that he had acquired the affidavit of Kunal Kamra this morning. He needs to learn it and reply it. After this, the courtroom requested for a listening to after 2 weeks.
A discover was additionally issued to cartoonist Rachita Taneja
Contempt case was additionally filed towards cartoonist Rachita Taneja on this bench. On 18 December, Rachita was additionally issued a discover with Kunal. They haven’t but responded. Rachita’s lawyer Mukul Rohatgi described her cartoon as a easy matter. Mentioned that these days there’s a competitors to make all the things occur.
three weeks’ time to file reply in Rachita Taneja’s case
The courtroom informed Rohatgi that if he doesn’t need to file a solution, then motion could be proceeded with out him. The senior counsel, whereas looking for time to file a solution, requested to separate the listening to of his case from Kunal Kamra. The courtroom accepted this and gave three weeks time. Through the listening to, member of the bench, Justice MR Shah, expressed concern over the insult of constitutional establishments and stated that such pattern is growing on social media.
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