The trio stated the contempt law in concern was unconstitutional, rooted in colonialism and produced a chilling impact on complimentary speech and expression.|Picture Credit:
K V Srinivasan
Law in concern is unconstitutional and rooted in manifest destiny, they state.
Senior reporters N. Ram and Arun Shourie and supporter Prashant Bhushan have actually jointly moved the Supreme Court against a law that allows criminal contempt action to be started on the “incurably unclear” ground that a publication may tend to or even scandalise or lower the authority of a law court.
They said the contempt law in question was unconstitutional, rooted in manifest destiny and produced a chilling effect on totally free speech and expression.
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