Punjab & Haryana HC On Allegations Of Cateist Remarks Made By Cricketer Yuvraj Singh


Punjab & Haryana HC On Allegations Of Cateist Remarks Made By Cricketer Yuvraj Singh

KEY TAKEAWAYS

While giving notification to the Haryana Government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday (25th February) conceded interim protection against coercive activity to Cricketer Yuvraj Singh for a situation enlisted against him for his supposed casteist comments against another cricketer during an Instagram talk a year ago.

The Bench of Justice Amol Rattan Singh was hearing Singh's supplication looking for subduing of the FIR enrolled against him regarding this case and commented, "… Every individual, and 'superstars' specifically, ought to be cautious in the utilization of any term which can be misjudged. 

COURT'S PERCEPTIONS

Having considered the matter, the Court thought that it would not exercise purview to stop the examination.

Considering the way that in any event by all appearances at this stage, the term being referred to being dependent upon two understandings, for example regarding whether it was utilized against a specific local area (or with regards to any local area) or was concerning an individual who was in an intoxicated condition, with the individual concerned (Yuzvendra Chahal) as a matter of fact not having a place with any booked station even according to learned guidance for the complainant, no coercive move will be made against the solicitor, subject obviously to the answer to be recorded by the respondents in this.

The Court additionally noticed that Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 is an enactment instituted to defend the interests of a part of society that has been known to be mistreated for a long time.

Ultimately, taking note of that the particular dispute of the Singh's guidance was that the term sued by the candidate was completely with regards to people in an intoxicated condition. 

FACTS AND BACKGROUND

Singh documented the FIR suppress Plea which was enlisted on a protest recorded by one Rajat Kalsan of Hansi under Section 153 A (advancing animosity) and 153B (declarations biased to public reconciliation) of the Indian Penal Code and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Prevention and Atrocities Act, 1989.

According to Singh's request, a FIR was enrolled against him on February 14, i.e., 8 months after Singh had apologized for the "accidental comments" in April 2020.

The judgement was given out in the case of Yuvraj Singh v. State of Haryana & another.

DO YOU STAND BY THE COURT'S RULING DECLARING THAT CELEBRITIES SHOULD BE CAUTIOUS IN VOICING THEIR OPINIONS? DON'T THEY HAVE A FREE WILL AND THE RIGHT TO SAY THEIR MIND? LET US KNOW YOUR OPINIONS IN THE COMMENTS BELOW!

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