Contempt Case against Prashant Bhushan: 16 Civil Society members move SC to intervene, says proceedings would stifle Freedom of Speech

The application states that the proceedings initiated by the top Court are unjust and unconstitutional for violation of rights under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan
Advocate Prashant Bhushan

Even as the Supreme Court is in receipt of numerous representations seeking the cancellation of suo motu contempt proceedings recently initiated against Advocate Prashant Bhushan, 16 more eminent members of the civil society led by social activist Aruna Roy have moved the top Court seeking to intervene in the criminal contempt proceedings against the activist lawyer.

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