Lalit Modi comment against mukul rohatgi

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Lalit Modi comment against mukul rohatgi

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday, while hearing a plea by former IPL chairman Lalit Modi regarding remarks made against former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi, said that lawyers should not get involved in family feuds. . Senior advocate Kapil Sibal submitted before a bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Justice MM Sundaresh that there was an undertaking that there would be no comments on social media. Citing a social media post by Modi against Rohatgi, Sibal said, “We have the URLs, it is being violated.” Senior advocate Harish Salve, representing Lalit Modi, said he would show that there was no breach of undertaking.

The bench said that this is nothing but the anger of a family member and lawyers should not get involved in it. Parties are mature enough to understand, remove all this. Salve told the court that Lalit Modi’s remarks against Rohatgi have been removed. The bench said it is not passing any order in the matter and asked Salve to exercise his jurisdiction to settle the matter.

“Whenever you start fighting like this in public, it is always to the detriment of both the parties in any litigation,” the bench said. It only leads to vengeance.’ The bench said the legal battle is entirely separate, but do not involve lawyers.

After hearing the arguments, the apex court refused to pass any order on the comments made by Lalit Modi against Rohatgi on social media and listed the Modi family dispute for further hearing in July.

The apex court on January 19 agreed to examine a plea against former attorney general and senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi alleging that he made derogatory remarks on former IPL chairman Lalit Modi in a social media post. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal told Chief Justice D.Y. He told a bench headed by Chandrachud that Modi had made false allegations against Rohatgi.

In this case, Sibal said, ‘There is a family dispute, there is a dispute of the Modi family and an affidavit was given before the court that no statement would be made on social media, but derogatory statements have been made against my colleague. Sibal said, “This cannot be allowed, it is a violation of the court’s order.”

The apex court had then asked Sibal to supply the paper book. “We will place the IA (interim application) before the appropriate bench next Friday,” the bench said. On August 7, the apex court had appointed former apex court judge Justice R.V. Raveendran as a mediator to settle a family property dispute involving former IPL chief Lalit Modi and his mother Bina Modi. Lalit Modi’s father, the late K.K. Modi was a big industrialist. Beena is one of the lawyers representing Modi in the dispute.

In an Instagram post, Modi made some comments against Rohatgi. However, later in another post, he reportedly apologized to the senior advocate. Speaking to IANS on Modi’s Instagram post on January 13, Rohatgi said, “This is nonsense and he does not want to comment on it.”