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SC scraps plea by Law student

06:29 PM Dec 03, 2021 |

A law student raised a plea to the Supreme Court addressing the violation of the fundamental rights of general citizens and voters. SC did not entertain the student; asked to focus on his studies and become a good lawyer.

"You should remember, this is not a Moot court competition." SC Lawyer Nageswara Rao said to the petitioner. He questioned what Fundamental rights had been violated against which he has filed a plea under Article 32 of the Constitution. The petitioner Rishi Sehgal responded that the plea addresses the violation of fundamental rights of the general citizens of the voters.

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The apex court reprimanded the petitioner for approaching the highest court without truly understanding the scope and ambit of Article 32 of the Constitution. "You have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court. You are a student, or else we would have imposed a huge cost for this kind of writ petition. Please concentrate on your studies, pass the law, and then; become a good lawyer. "You just want to file a Writ Petition because your name would come in newspapers? Don't do this. Dismissed." He added.

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