"Becoming a practice to gain publicity by filing petitions on sensitive issues": Allahabad HC while junking plea against Virgin Bhaskar

The Court censured the petitioner for publicising the plea on social before presenting it before the Court, observing that "it is not a healthy practice, rather it is an abuse of the process."
"Becoming a practice to gain publicity by filing petitions on sensitive issues": Allahabad HC while junking plea against Virgin Bhaskar

The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court recently came down heavily on a petitioner who filed a plea against the airing of the web series Virgin Bhaskar, Season 2, streaming on OTT platforms Alt Balaji and Zee 5.

Finding that his plea was tainted with the oblique motive of publicity, the Court took particular exception to the dissemination of the petition over the internet, before it was filed in Court.

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