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Sudarshan Case: Rajiv Tyagi’s Wife Files Intervention Plea In SC, Says Husband Was Victim Of “Hate Speech”

The late Congress leader Tyagi was an unfortunate victim of a ‘hate speech’ during a TV debate and that applicant number 2, his wife Sangeeta, has “witnessed and suffered the irredeemable consequences of “hate speech”, the plea states. 

Dr Kota Neelima, a renonwed author, and wife of INC leader Pawan Khera, along with researcher Sangeeta Tyagi, the wife of Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi who passed away in August of a heart attack soon after a TV debate, have filed intervention application seeking to intervene in the Sudarshan News case in the Supreme Court

The aforementioned ple seeks to assist the top court  in the matter of hate speech by TV anchors.

The late Congress leader Tyagi was an unfortunate victim of a ‘hate speech’ during a TV debate and that applicant number 2, his wife Sangeeta, has “witnessed and suffered the irredeemable consequences of “hate speech”, the plea states.

Dr Neelima, according to the plea, is the founder of The Institute of Perception Studies, which has been analysing Television News Debates, under the initiative, Rate The Debate (RTD) – a research-based study of the Television News Debates in India.

By virtue of their personal and professional experience, both the applicants are suited to assist the apex court “in the adjudication, determination of the larger issue of “hate speeches” and its malicious consequences on the polity and society of India, with specific reference to the “hate speeches peddled by the TV Anchors today”, the plea has said.

 

 

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