Supreme Court hears an appeal against a Calcutta High Court order which dismissed a PIL that had sought the accused in Narada scam to act as per rule of law since they created “mobocracy.”
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Justice Vineet Saran: You are misusing the forum of this court for a public interest litigation. The High Court has done a favour by not imposing cost on you. What is your locus
Justice Dinesh Maheshwari: If it is a PIL then everyone who wants to come here should be allowed? If the answer is no, then we find parties here are regularly appearing in this case before the high court. How do you enter the fray?
#supremecourt: Since the petitioner is withdrawing it, we are not imposing any costs, thus we are only dismissing it

Adv Viplav Sharma: Highly obliged

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