Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's open letter to SC judges on contempt criticism: No apology, no waste of area

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Key Highlights

  • Kunal Kamra is dealing with contempt costs for his posts criticising the Supreme Court
  • He has now shared an open letter stating that he would neither retract his posts nor apologise for them
  • His open letter comes a day after the lawyer basic granted consent to provoke contempt proceedings in opposition to the stand-up comedian

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, who’s dealing with contempt costs over his tweets criticising the Supreme Court, shared an open letter on Twitter today, addressed to the SC judges and KK Venugopal and acknowledged that he would neither retract his posts nor apologise for them. His open letter comes a day after the lawyer basic granted consent to provoke contempt proceedings in opposition to Kunal. 

The stand-up comedian made headlines when he criticised the highest courtroom for granting TV anchor Arnab Goswami reprieve after his arrest. Kunal has now stated that the tweets, which have been discovered to be in dangerous style by the lawyer basic, confirmed his view on the SC’s ruling on the bail request.

“All that I tweeted was from my view of the Supreme Court of India giving a partial decision in favour of a Prime Time Loudspeaker,” part of his open letter learn. 

“My view hasn’t changed because the silence of the Supreme Court of India on matters of other’s personal liberty cannot go uncriticised. I don’t intend to retract my tweets or apologise for them. I believe they speak for themselves,” Kunal wrote additional. 

He then steered that issues comparable to “demonetisation, the petition challenging the revocation of J&K’s special status, the matter of the legality of electoral bonds” are extra deserving of the courtroom’s time and a spotlight. 

While sharing the open letter on Twitter, Kunal wrote, “No lawyers, No apology, No fine, No waste of space.” Take a glance beneath: 

Meanwhile, lawyer basic KK Venugopal has stated in a letter that Kunal had crossed a line as he allowed eight individuals to file legal contempt instances in opposition to him. The Supreme Court, nevertheless, hasn’t but taken up the requests to provoke contempt of courtroom proceedings in opposition to Kunal. 

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