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‘Personal attacks on Judges harm rule of law’: Justice Pardiwala calls for social media regulation

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Written by Shruti Sharma
Digital and social media need to be essentially regulated and synchronised in the country to safeguard the rule of law under the Constitution, Supreme Court Judge Justice J B Pardiwala said on Sunday in a public event , terming as “dangerous” the crossing of ‘Lakshman rekha’ on these platforms for “personalised, agenda-driven attacks” on the judges. The comments by Justice Pardiwala at an occasion here come in the midst of a ruckus by a segment over areas of strength for the perceptions of a get-away seat, in which he was a part, against suspended BJP pioneer Nupur Sharma for her disputable remarks against Prophet Mohammed. The pinnacle court had said that her “free tongue” has “set the whole nation ablaze” and she ought to apologize

He was conveying on the topic “Vox Populi versus Law and order: Supreme Court of India” in the second Justice HR Khanna Memorial National Symposium facilitated by RMNLU and NLUO with the CAN Foundation. Justice Pardiwala was a subject of virtual  indignation as of late following the oral remarks made by a bench(in which he was a part) against previous BJP representative Nupur Sharma..

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