Supreme Court agrees to hear PIL seeking ban on Sardar jokes

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a petition asking for direction to ban nearly five thousand websites displaying jokes on the Sikh community. Petitioner Harvinder Chowdhury in his Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has requested the court to issue an order banning all websites which spread jokes portraying the ‘sardar’ community as ‘persons of low intellect, stupid and foolish’. Such a complaint has come up for the first time in Delhi – that too before the Supreme Court. Earlier,

Source: Supreme Court agrees to hear PIL seeking ban on Sardar jokes

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