“No Apology, No Great”: Comic Kunal Kamra, Facing Contempt Charge, Defiant
In January, Kunal Kamra was banned by a number of airlines after he heckled Arnab Goswami (File)
Stand-up comic Kunal Kamra stated today that he would neither retract his tweets criticising the Supreme Court nor apologise for them as contempt cases were filed against him. He has attacked the top court for approving TV anchor Arnab Goswami reprieve after his arrest in an abetment to suicide case.
” I don’t plan to withdraw my tweets or apologise for them. I believe they promote themselves,” the Mumbai-based comic tweeted.
He added: “No attorneys, no apology, no fine, no waste of area”.
No attorneys, No apology, No fine, No waste of area???????????? pic.twitter.com/B1U7dkVB1W
— Kunal Kamra (@kunalkamra88) November 13, 2020
Attorney General Of The United States KK Venugopal, allowing 8 people to file criminal contempt cases versus Mr Kamra, stated in a letter that he had actually crossed a line.
” It is time that individuals understand assaulting the Supreme Court unjustifiably and brazenly will cause punishment,” Mr Venugopal said in a letter responding to an attorney who had asked his sanction to take Mr Kamra to court.
India’s leading law officer, highlighting tweets that he stated were out of line with “gross insinuation” versus the Supreme Court and its judges, remarked: “Today individuals boldly and brazenly condemn the Supreme Court and its judges in what they believe is liberty of speech.”
Law Student Shirang Katneshwarkar and 2 lawyers had composed to the Attorney general of the United States about the comic’s tweet storm.
Mr Kamra has actually been outraging on Twitter over the Supreme Court giving interim bail to Arnab Goswami a week after his arrest over the suicide of an architect, Anvay Naik, and his mom in2018 Judges DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee pulled up the Maharashtra government over the Republic TELEVISION anchor’s arrest and stated: “If we as a constitutional court do not set law and secure liberty, then who will?”
In January this year, Mr Kamra was banned by several airlines after he heckled Arnab Goswami on an IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow.
For his tweets directing anger and sarcasm at the country’s top court, Kunal Kamra has also been trolled.
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