‘Mischievous’: Supreme Court docket flags viral social media put up falsely quoting CJI Chandrachud

The Supreme Court docket on Monday flagged a viral social media put up that falsely quoted Chief Justice of India (CJI) Chandrachud, calling it “faux and mischievous”.

CJI Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud(PTI File)

Reportedly, a faux put up used the CJI’s image with a quote that urged the individuals of the nation to come back out in protests towards the ruling authorities. The put up’s caption mentioned “Indian democracy Supreme Court docket Zindabad”.

The quote citing the CJI learn: “We are attempting our greatest to avoid wasting the Structure of India, the democracy of India. However your cooperation can be essential for this, all of the individuals ought to unite and are available out on the streets and ask the federal government for his or her rights, this dictatorial authorities will scare individuals, and threaten, however you do not have to be afraid, hold braveness and ask the federal government to account, I’m with you.”

Viral social media post that falsely quoted CJI Chandrachud
Viral social media put up that falsely quoted CJI Chandrachud

To this, the Public Relations Workplace (PRO) of the highest court docket in an announcement mentioned, “It has come to the discover of the Supreme Court docket of India {that a} social media put up (invoking the general public to protest towards authorities) utilizing a file {photograph} and falsely quoting the Chief Justice India is being circulated.”

“The put up is faux, ill-intended, and mischievous. No such put up has been issued by the Chief Justice of India nor has he authorised any such put up. Applicable motion is being taken on this regard with the legislation enforcement authorities,” it added.

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