Prashant Bhushan, facing a contempt case, apologized for his tweet of October 21, a tweet regarding CJI


Prashant Bhushan said voting was held on the seats of Congress MLAs who left Congress in Madhya Pradesh to become ministers in the Shivraj (Singh Chauhan) government.

Advocate Prashant Bhushan (Chief Minister of India) Prashant Bhushan a. Those who criticized Bobde have regretted the 'mistake' in their October 21 tweet. He criticized the Madhya Pradesh government for providing special helicopters to the Chief Justice. Bhushan had said that during the visit to Kanha National Park, the Chief Justice took special helicopter service, at a time when the case of disqualification of Madhya Pradesh legislators who changed parties is pending before them. The government of Madhya Pradesh is dependent on this lawsuit.

However, Bhushan regretted his tweet on November 4. He tweeted, "Voting was held yesterday on the seats of Congress MLAs who left Congress in Madhya Pradesh and became ministers in the Shivraj (Singh Chauhan) government. The survival of the Shivraj government depends on the re-election of these MLAs, not on the decision of the petition pending before the Chief Justice's court challenging their ministerial position. I regret my mistake in the tweet below. "

What was in the tweet?

This action has been initiated against his two tweets against Prashant Bhushan. In one of them, he said that in the last six years, four Chief Justices have played a role in ruining democracy in the country. The second tweet he took was that picture of the current Chief Justice SA Bobde, in which he was seen sitting on a Harley Davidson bike. Bhushan accused CJI Bobde of sitting on the bike without a helmet and mask.

Prashant Bhushan, who has faced contempt notices even in 2009, has been constantly raising questions related to the judiciary, and recently he took the top court's stand in the case of workers migrating from other states during the Kovid-19 epidemic. Was severely criticized. Bhushan also gave statements about the treatment being done to the jailed civil rights activists like Varvara Rao and Sudha Bhardwaj, accused in the Bhima-Koregaon case.