New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a repsonse from the Centre over a plea requesting to restrain the central government from censoring the BBC documentary relating to the 2002 Gujarat Riots.
The Narendra Modi-led central government has been asked to submit response within a period of three weeks. The matter has been posted in April for hearing.
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Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre on plea seeking direction to restrain the Central government from censoring the BBC documentary relating to the 2002 Gujarat Riots.
SC seeks response from the Centre within three weeks. SC posts the matter for hearing in April. pic.twitter.com/65nLjc71Eh
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The plea was filed by senior journalist N Ram, TMC MP Mahua Moitra and Advocate Prashant Bhushan. Appearing for the appelants, senior advocate CU Singh submitted that, “this is a case where emergency powers invoked without putting orders in public domain.”
He also pointed out that the tweets sharing the links of documentary have been blocked.
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