Aamir Khan's 'intolerance' controversy: Court dismisses petition searching for legal case; calls it 'meritless'

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Key Highlights

  • Aamir Khan had shared his considerations concerning the “growing intolerance” in India, again in 2015
  • The famous person had not solely confronted extreme backlash on the web nevertheless it additionally landed him in a authorized soup
  • The court docket; nevertheless; has lastly granted him reduction by dismissing the petition demanding legal case in opposition to him

Aamir Khan will get reduction because the Chattisgarh High Court dismisses the legal petition filed in opposition to the famous person for making “intolerant” comment about India in one in every of his earlier interviews. The complainant Dipak Diwan had sought motion in opposition to Khan for offences beneath Section 153A and 153B of the Indian Penal Code. He had reportedly alleged that AK’s remarks led to communal disharmony and have been in opposition to nationwide integration. 

By an order handed on November 23, a single bench of Justice Sanjay Ok Agrawal dismissed the revision petition by calling it “meritless” and “substanceless.”

“I do not find any merit in the instant petition. It deserves to be and is accordingly dismissed, being substanceless and merit­less as well”, stated the Bench as reported by LiveLaw.

In November 2015, Aamir had joined the refrain in opposition to the rising ambiance of intolerance within the nation, saying that he was “alarmed” by the variety of incidents together with his spouse Kiran Rao even suggesting that they depart the nation. “When I sit at residence and speak to Kiran, she says ‘Should we move out of India?’ That’s a disastrous and massive assertion for Kiran to make. She fears for her baby. She fears about what the ambiance round us might be. She feels scared to open the newspapers on daily basis”, stated Aamir.

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Further sharing his considerations, Aamir had added, “That does indicate that there is this sense of growing disquiet, there is growing despondency apart from alarm. You feel why this is happening, you feel low. That sense does exist in me,” Khan had stated at an award perform.

Shah Rukh Khan too needed to face the brunt of the right-wing supporters’ ire for his feedback on intolerance. Several multiplexes up and down the nation have been attacked for his or her resolution to point out the actor’s new launch “Dilwale”, which had launched across the similar time when SRK had acknowledged his opinion about “intolerance” in India.

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