Supreme Court directs Swami Om to pay Rs 5 lakh fine for plea challenging Justice Dipak Misra's elevation as CJI

Supreme Court directs Swami Om to pay Rs 5 lakh fine for plea challenging Justice Dipak Misra's elevation as CJI

In August 2017, Supreme Court had imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on self-proclaimed godman Swami Om for challenging the appointment of Misra J, terming it as a "popularity stunt".

The Supreme Court today asked Swami Om to pay a fine of Rs 5 lakh in relation to his plea challenging the elevation of Justice (retd) Dipak Misra as Chief Justice of India back in 2017.

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