Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma has as soon as once more approached the Supreme Court docket looking for safety from arrest in a number of circumstances filed towards her over her remarks on Prophet Mohammad. Nupur Sharma has cited that she has been going through demise and rape threats after the SC got here down closely upon her when she had approached the court docket to membership all of the pending FIRs towards her.
Nupur Sharma’s plea shall be heard by the identical bench comprising Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala that had strongly criticised her for her remarks on a nationwide TV debate.
Earlier this month, Nupur Sharma had requested the bench to membership all of the FIRs pending towards her within the nation. However the prime court docket had refused to grant aid to her and slammed her over her televised remarks on Prophet Muhammad, saying that she is single-handedly liable for the unrest within the nation.
On Monday night, Sharma moved the apex court docket and sought expunction of remarks made by the court docket on July 1. She is going through 9 FIRs towards her for her remarks on the Prophet Mohammad.
In her petition, Nupur Sharma mentioned that after the SC’s criticism towards her feedback, she has been going through rape and demise threats. In her petition, she pleaded for clubbing the FIRs in Delhi.
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WHAT HAD THE COURT SAID?
On July 1, the SC not solely refused to grant aid to Sharma but additionally got here down closely upon her for her televised remarks.
Taking exception to her feedback, a trip bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala had mentioned, “We noticed the controversy on how she was incited. However the best way she mentioned all this and later says she was a lawyer, it’s shameful. She ought to apologise to the entire nation. She is single-handedly liable for what is occurring within the nation.”
Justice Pardiwala had added, “This assertion by Nupur Sharma is liable for the unlucky killing in Udaipur.”
The bench additionally mentioned that Nupur Sharma ought to have apologised to the nation on nationwide TV. The court docket additionally identified that no police motion has been taken towards her.
The bench had mentioned, “What has the Delhi Police carried out? Do not make us open our mouths. If you file FIRs towards others, they’re instantly arrested however when it is towards you, no one has dared to the touch you. Was the TV debate to fan an agenda? Does being a spokesperson of the occasion provide you with license to defy the regulation of the land?”
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SC JUDGES SLAMMED FOR REMARKS
The bench- Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala confronted backlash for his or her remarks. After the SC’s observations towards suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, 117 individuals, together with retired judges, armed forces officers and bureaucrats, issued an open assertion backing Nupur Sharma and saying the SC judges crossed the Laxman Rekha.
The assertion learn, “We, as Involved Residents, do imagine that the democracy of any nation will stay intact until all of the establishments carry out their duties as per the structure. Latest feedback by the 2 judges of the Hon’ble Supreme Court docket have surpassed the Laxman Rekha and compelled us to concern an open assertion.”
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Nupur Sharma’s remarks towards Prophet Mohammad had sparked an enormous controversy and protests broke out in lots of components of the nation and a number of FIRs have been registered towards her. Her feedback triggered a diplomatic offensive from the Muslim world.
The BJP had suspended then nationwide spokesperson Nupur Sharma over her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad throughout a TV debate.
Quickly after, violence broke out in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh through which 40 individuals, together with 20 police personnel, have been injured. Violent protests additionally erupted in a number of different components of the nation.
Circumstances have been registered towards Nupur Sharma for hurting spiritual sentiments in Hyderabad, Pune, Delhi, West Bengal and Mumbai.
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