Delhi High Court drops ₹1 lakh fine on lawyer who sought media gag on reports about Arvind Kejriwal

The Court waived the fine but ordered petitioner Shrikant Prasad to do community service as per the directions of Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA).
Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi High Court
Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday dropped the cost of ₹1 lakh imposed on a lawyer who had filed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking directions to restrain media channels from creating pressure and airing sensational headlines on unfounded claims of resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal [Shrikant Prasad v Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors].

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