Updated: August 7, 2020 7:48:16 pm
A plea looking for contempt proceedings towards AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly “scandalising” and casting “defamatory aspersions” on the Supreme Court over Ayodhya verdict was filed on Friday.
The plea filed by Anti-Terrorist Front India president Viresh Shandilya and an advocate stated that Owaisi made “scandalised and obscure” assertion about sanctity and knowledge of the apex court docket on a information channel forward of ‘Bhoomi pujan’ at Ayodhya this week.
“Ram Mandir dispute was pending for very very long time earlier than this court docket and after pronouncement of the judgement, the contemnor is making false and baseless assertion in regards to the dispute with out trying on the sentiments and religion of the crores of Hindus, and by making such assertion contemnor tried to impress the Muslims group,” the plea stated.
The petition contended that Owaisi’s assertion on July 30 this 12 months harm the non secular emotions of crores of Indians who’re having religion in lord Ram.
“By making the stated assertion on nationwide tv the contemnor has proven disrespect to the apex of court docket of India, and likewise proven that he doesn’t have any religion within the India Judicial system,” it stated.”
The plea stated the applicant is looking for initiation of contempt proceedings towards the alleged contemnor for “scandalizing and casting unwarranted and defamatory aspersions upon character or means of Supreme Court of India”. The plea stated that by making “obscure” statements Owaisi criticised the knowledge, rational and balanced views of high court docket with none foundation.
The apex court docket on November 9 final 12 months had paved the best way for the development of a Ram Temple by a Trust on the disputed web site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot an alternate 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for constructing a brand new mosque at a “outstanding” place within the holy city in Uttar Pradesh.
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