Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case: Advocate Prashant Bhushan said on Monday that in the Contempt Case, paying a nominal penalty of one rupee imposed on him by the Supreme Court does not mean that he has accepted the verdict. Where did he file a petition for reconsideration? Bhushan’s two tweets were seen as contempt of court and the top court imposed a notional fine of Rs. Also Read – Emotion: There is no age for studies! 77-year-old woman filed a petition in the Supreme Court for the study of law
Bhushan, who deposited the fine in the registry of the apex court, said that he has received contributions from many corners of the country to pay the fine and with such contribution such a Truth Fund (Satya Nidhi) will be created which will help those people legally. Those who are prosecuted for expressing unconvincing opinions. Also Read – CBSE Compartment Exam Admit Card 2020 Released: CBSE has issued the compartment exam admit card, this is the direct link to download
Prashant Bhushan told the media after paying the fine, “Just because I am paying the fine does not mean that I have accepted the decision. We are filing a review petition today. We have filed a writ petition that an appeal process should be made for punishment under contempt. ‘ Also Read – NLAT Exam 2020: Supreme Court gives permission to conduct NLAT exam, result will be released after final decision
The lawyer also spoke on the arrest of Omar Khalid, an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University, for his alleged role in the Delhi riots and said that the government was using all means to stop criticism. The Supreme Court had imposed a notional penalty of one rupee on Bhushan, convicted of criminal contempt for tweeting derogatory towards the judiciary. The court had said that Bhushan will have to deposit a fine of one rupee by September 15 and if not done, he will have to face imprisonment for three months and there will be a ban on advocating for three years.