A letter written by lawyers Sitwat Nabi and Abhisht Hela, purportedly contained signatures of 140 advocates
A group of 140 lawyers has written a letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) S.A. Bobde urging him to take cognizance of a Centre’s direction to impose internet shutdowns at Delhi’ borders where farmers are protesting against the three farm laws.
The letter urged the CJI to take suo motu note of the order of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and suspend the order to ensure that farmers’ right to protest is protected. The lawyers have suggested to the CJI that the apex judiciary should direct the MHA to “restrain from imposing further Internet shutdowns at the protest sites and adjoining areas.”
The letter written by lawyers Sitwat Nabi and Abhisht Hela, which purportedly contained signatures of 140 advocates, asked “the Judiciary under the guidance of the CJI to set up a Commission of Enquiry to probe into: – police inaction in controlling the violence and the…