An activist has written to Attorney General of India K.K. Venugopal on Thursday seeking consent to initiate contempt proceedings against Yati Narsinghanand for his alleged remarks in an interview on the Constitution of India and the Supreme Court.
The activist, Shachi Nelli from Maharashtra, said in her letter that Narsinghanand had made contemptuous remarks against the Supreme Court. As per the letter: “Yati Narsinghanand has allegedly said in the interview that those who believe in the Supreme Court will die a dog’s death.”
The letter reads:
“On being asked about the court proceedings in the Haridwar Hate Speech case, Yati Narsinghanand went on to state that he had no trust in the Supreme Court and the Constitution and that the Constitution will consume the 100 crore Hindus of this country.”
The letter alleges that Narsinghanand reportedly said those who believe in the Constitution would be killed. Those who believe in this system, in these politicians, in the Supreme Court, and in the Army will all die the death of a dog, Narsinghanand is reported to have said. The letter also provided the inks to the aforementioned clips.
As per the letter, the comments made by Yati Narsinghanand undermine the majesty of the institution and the authority vested in the Supreme Court of India. It is a vile and clear attempt at interfering in the course of justice by means of abusive rhetoric and baseless attacks on the integrity of the Constitution and the Courts, the letter reads.
The letter reads:
“Any such attempt to harm the majesty of the institution and diminish the faith that citizens of India have in the Court can result in complete chaos and anarchy. This is perhaps the most vicious attack on the Supreme Court in its history.”