An over enthusiastic government appointed lawyer arguing a money laundering case against a Kashmiri separatist leader, was pressuring the defendant to chant “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” to prove his patriotism. Just then the presiding judge stepped in, a and an anguished judge stopped this lawyer, noting ==> “this is a courtroom, not a “television studio. Argue on the merits of the case“. The judge made good sense, even if most Indians would say or think what is the big deal if one did chant this?
Source: DNA India
- 7 Aug 2017
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