- Court action allowed against comedian Kunal Kamra
- Attorney General KK Venugopal allowed action against Kunal Kamra
- Permission was sought from Allahabad High Court lawyer Anuj Singh
- Permission for action was sought in connection with the controversial tweet dated 11 November
Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday granted his permission to another lawyer to pursue a contempt of court case against comedian and U-Tuber Kunal Kamra. Considering a tweet made by Kamra against the Chief Justice of India, the Attorney General has given his consent under Section 15 of the Contents of Court Act 1975 in this regard. Kamra’s tweet after which action has been allowed was posted on 11 November.
Kunal Kamra made several tweets after Republic TV’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami got bail from the Supreme Court. The tweet allegedly made a wrong comment against the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and other judges. Following this tweet, Allahabad High Court lawyer Anuj Singh sought permission to pursue a contempt case against Kunal Kamra.
Parliamentary committee sought an answer from Twitter
Accepting this petition, the Attorney General has given his consent. Explain that after commenting on the judges of the Supreme Court, Kunal Kamra denied any apology on it. Kamra also said not to delete her tweets. At the same time, the parliamentary committee had also asked Twitter why it did not take action on Kunal Kamra’s tweet.