The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition challenging the Centre’s ban on a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud clarified on Monday that it will hear the petition next week. Advocate ML Sharma filed a public interest litigation alleging that the Center has banned the BBC documentary and is arresting those watching it. Also, Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra, senior advocate Prashant Bhushan and senior journalist N. Ram filed another petition. The petitioners requested that the Supreme Court itself watch this documentary and take action against those directly and indirectly responsible for the Gujarat riots. N. said that the Center used its special authority and deleted the tweets that they had made to deprive them of freedom of expression. Ram alleged. Requested to order Google and Twitter to restore their posts. The three-judge bench that examined these cases said that they will hear them next Monday.
Meanwhile, Union Law Minister Kiran Rijiju was furious with those who filed these petitions. He criticized that filing such petitions while thousands of common people are waiting for justice is a waste of precious time of the Supreme Court. Recently, Kiran Rijiju criticized the court for hearing frivolous petitions and bail petitions instead of focusing on matters of constitutional importance and legal issues. Read Latest National News And Telugu News
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