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Taste The Thunder: Man Files Complaint Seeking Ban On Coca Cola And Thums Up, Court Fines Him Rs 5 Lakh

In an unfortunate turn of event, a man, who asked the Supreme Court to ban the sale beverages Coca Cola and Thums Up, was fined with Rs 5 lakh by the top court.

The complaint of the man claiming to be a social worker was brushed off by the Supreme Court for not being based on ‘technical knowledge’.  

Source – 10Tv

As per a report by NDTV report, the top court rejected petitioner Umedsinh P Chavda’s plea and said his counsel has failed to disclose “why two specific brands, in particular, are chosen to be the target of the proceedings.”

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Also, the bench of judges asked the petitioner why only two specific brands were targeted. In reply, he had said that the brands were detrimental to health and sought a ban on health grounds. 

Source – The Hindu

Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi, said, “The petitioner claims to be a ‘social worker’. The petition has been filed without the petitioner having any technical knowledge on the subject. The source of his assertions has not been substantiated.” 

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The reporting of PIL without any knowledge inspired the judges to assert that it is an illegal use of PIL.

Source – The Quint

The top court, after hearing the counsel for the petitioner, said, “We have come to the conclusion that invocation of the jurisdiction under Article 32 is not a bona fide recourse to the jurisdiction in public interest litigation. Consequently, besides dismissing the petition an order directing the imposition of exemplary costs is necessary.”

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The court directed Mr. Chavda to deposit Rs 5 lakh with the top court Registry within a month and disburse the same to the Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association.

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