Tablighi Jamaat: SC Expresses Displeasure Over Centre' Inadequate Affidavit On Wrong Media Reporting

by M. Nuruddin Nov 17, 2020 • 07:55 PM Views 843

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it was “dissatisfied and disappointed” by the affidavit filed by the central government in a case related to the media reportage of members of the Tablighi Jamaat who were blamed for a surge in coronavirus cases, triggering a wave of violence and hate speech toward Muslims. CJI SA Bobde said, “First you did not file a proper affidavit and then you filed an affidavit which did not deal with the two important questions"