Supreme Court slaps ₹1 lakh cost on lawyer for filing PIL against reinstatement of Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha

Gandhi was disqualified from the Lok Sabha in March last year after he was convicted by a Surat court for defamation. The conviction was later stayed by the Supreme Court leading to his reinstatement to the Lok Sabha.
Rahul Gandhi and Supreme Court
Rahul Gandhi and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday imposed a cost of ₹1 lakh on a lawyer who filed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition challenging the reinstatement of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to the Lok Sabha.

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