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On August 31, the Supreme Court had imposed a fine of one rupee on Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan in the Contemporary of Court case. (File photo)
- Prashant Bhushan also filed a writ petition in the contempt case of Supreme Court judges on Monday.
- Bhushan said in Omar Khalid case – Government adopts all tricks to stop criticism
Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday paid a fine of Rs 1 imposed on him in the contempt case. He then said that paying the fine does not mean that I have accepted the decision of the Supreme Court. Bhushan has also filed a writ petition.
He said that he is getting help to pay fines from every corner of the country. With this, a Truth Fund is now being created, it will be used for the legal help of people who are being prosecuted for unconvincing views.
Government is silencing those who criticize
He said that the government is trying to suppress the voice of people who raise their voice against them. Through the Truth Fund, efforts will be made to save the personal freedom of such people who are facing the harassment of the government. On the arrest of JNU alumnus Omar Khalid in the Delhi riots case, Bhushan said that the government was adopting all the tactics to stop criticism.
Fines to be paid by 15 September
On August 31, the Supreme Court had imposed a fine of one rupee on Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan in the Contemporary of Court case. If the fine is not paid by 15 September, there could be three months in jail and three years of advocacy.
What is the matter?
On August 14, the Supreme Court held Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt in a controversial tweet regarding the court and judges of the Supreme Court. These 2 tweets of Prashant Bhushan were considered contempt by the court-