SC dismisses Katju’s plea against parliamentary resolution

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Justice Markandey Katju (retd.)
Justice Markandey Katju (retd.)
Justice Markandey Katju (retd.)

New Delhi Dec 15 : The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea by Justice Markandey Katju (retd) challenging a resolution passed by Parliament deploring his remarks against Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

A bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit dismissed the former apex court judge’s plea without even hearing him.

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The Parliament had condemned Justice Katju for calling Gandhi a British agent and Bose a Japanese agent.

However, the court rejected the Centre’s plea that Justice Katju’s petition was not maintainable.—IANS

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