SC to hear contempt pleas against Karni Sena on January 29

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 25 Jan 2018 11:14 AM GMT

SC to hear contempt pleas against Karni Sena on January 29
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SC to hear contempt pleas against Karni Sena on Jan 29
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on January 29 two petitions seeking contempt proceedings against Karni Sena leaders for obstructing the screening of film 'Padmaavat' that released on Thursday.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud said that the petitions would be heard on Monday as both were mentioned separately on Thursday.

The petitions have been moved by Pune-based social activist Tehseen Poonawalla and Mumbai lawyer Vineet Dhanda.

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Referring to the widespread protests and vandalism by the Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists, the petitioners have contended that their actions were in violation of the January 18 order of the apex court.

Dhanda has sought contempt proceedings against Shri Rajput Karni Sena founder Lokendra Singh Kalvi, its National President Suraj Pal and member Karam Singh.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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