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Attorney General gives nod for contempt proceedings against Yati Narsinghanad Giri

Scroll | 21/01/2022 06:55 PM | Click to read full article

Attorney General of India KK Venugopal on Friday consented to start contempt proceedings against Hindutva supremacist seer Yati Narsinghanand Giri for his remarks about the Supreme Court and the Constitution, Live Law reported.

An attorney general’s consent is required under the Contempt of Courts Act before the Supreme Court can hear a criminal contempt of court petition filed by a citizen.