December5 , 2021

“Ask Not To Buy”: Plea To Stop Congress’s Salman Khurshid’s Book Rejected

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The courtroom was listening to a plea that claimed that Salman Khurshid’s guide “impinges upon the faith of others”

New Delhi:

Asking what it may do if individuals have been “feeling so sensitive”, the Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a petition to cease the publication, circulation and sale of Congress chief Salman Khurshid’s guide “Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times”.

The courtroom was listening to a plea by lawyer Vineet Jindal who claimed the guide by the previous Union minister “impinges upon the faith of others” because it compares Hindutva to radical teams like ISIS and Boko Haram.

“Ask people not to buy the book or read it. Tell people it is badly authored, read something better,” mentioned Justice Yashwant Varma.

The peitioner’s counsel claimed the guide may end in a breach of public peace and it was the responsibility of all individuals to keep up peace.

“What can we do if people are feeling so sensitive,” the choose remarked as he proceeded to dismiss the petition.

On November 17, a further civil choose had refused to grant an ex-parte injunction on a lawsuit by Hindu Sena president Vishnu Gupta to cease the publication, circulation and sale of the guide for allegedly hurting sentiments of a giant part of society.

While declining interim aid, the trial courtroom had mentioned the writer and writer had the suitable to jot down and publish the guide. 

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