Calcutta High Court pulls up lawyer for filing PIL incorrectly alleging non-compliance with POSH Act by judiciary

The PIL was dismissed as withdrawn after the Chief Justice pointed out that Internal Complaints Committees for courts were functional, and that the plea was premature.

The Calcutta High Court on Monday pulled up an advocate for filing a "premature" public interest litigation (PIL) alleging that the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act) was not being implemented in its letter and spirit in the High Court and also the lower judiciary.

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