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'Reply to Plea on Defamation Laws'

Published: 10th July 2015 04:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th July 2015 04:37 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI:The SC on Thursday sought the Centre’s response on a plea filed by a media professionals’ organisation challenging the Constitutional validity of certain provisions, including penal laws, on defamation. The plea was filed by the Foundation For Media Professionals through its Director Manoj Mitta. “Issue notice. A copy of this petition be served on the Office of the Attorney General of India in course of the day. Let the matter be listed along with Writ Petition on July 14,” a Bench comprising Justice Dipak Misra and  Justice Prafulla C Pant said. 



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