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SIDHU CASE ON KAPIL SHARMA SHOW: DOCUMENTS ON PROMOTION OF ENGLISH SPEAKINIG MACHINE PLACED ON RECORD

August 02, 2017 06:00 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

PIL seeking directions to Punjab Culture Minister to stop appearing in Kapil Sharma Show, adjourned to 10.10.2017-the documents regarding promotion of English Speaking Machine by Cabinet Minister, Navjot Sidhu, taken on record:

A division Bench of the HC comprising Justices S.S. Sron and A. Jhingan, today permitted the petitioner, advocate H.C. Arora to place on record of the PIL, the photographs/snaps of Cabinet Minister, Navjot Sidhu, seen/viewed over TV Channel, “News World India” promoting “English Magic Machine’.

The additional affidavit filed by the petitioner, which has also been taken on record of the case, states that in the promotional advertisement, the Minister is seen saying that even a person, who does not know English at all, will speak fluent English once he presses button of this machine. He has stated that after attaining such a high Constitutional post, Navjot Sidhu should not appear in such advertisement. He has asserted that tall claims mae by Sifhu in the promotional advertisement cannot be achieved.

However, at the request of the petitioner, the preliminary hearing of this PIL has been adjourned to 10.10.2017. Notice of motion has yet not been issued in this PIL.

FOR CERTAIN AMENDMENT IN PIL WITHDRAWN ON RANA GURJIT SINGH CASE: As regards PIL pertaining to other Cabinet Minister, Rana Gurjit Singh, the HC Bench comprising Justices Ajay Kumar Mittal and Amit Rawal permitted the petitioner to withdraw the PIL with liberty to file a fresh writ petition on the same cause of action, as the petitioner requested that he intends to make certain amendments in the PIL, to make it more comprehensive.

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