India is a ‘Hindu Fascist Enterprise’, a case has been filed against ‘The God of Small Things’ famous writer Arundhati Roy. The case has been filed in Calcutta High Court. The Division Bench of the Chief Justice of the High Court ordered to give a fresh notice to all the parties in the case. At the same time, the plaintiff had to face the cross-examination of Chief Justice TS Sivagnyanam.
Petitioner Mita Banerjee alleged that Arundhati posted on Twitter calling India a ‘Hindu fascist enterprise’. He requested to delete that post. Mitar claimed that such comments are sad for him as a citizen of India.
It is said in the complaint of the case, ‘Government in this country is made according to democracy. People choose the government by voting. India is a secular country. The author did not just post, but gave an interview to Al Jazeera.’
In view of this, the Chief Justice’s question to the petitioner, ‘Why didn’t you know the Delhi High Court? The interview was done a long time ago. Has there been a case in any other court?’ The plaintiff could not respond. The judge also said, “No more Twitter, X is the name.” As a result, the division bench of the Chief Justice of the High Court ordered to give fresh notice to all the parties in this case.