SC holding Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt a let-down. Democracy must celebrate dissent, not curb it


Supreme Court’s order holding lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for his tweets about the judiciary is a let-down. No criticism can undermine the great institution more than the impression of it being thin-skinned. A democracy must celebrate dissent, instead of curbing it. Contempt of court law must be reviewed.

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