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SC dismisses plea for action against Aamir Khan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 July 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, July 22: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition by NGO Arrive Safe Society seeking action against Bollywood star Aamir Khan for allegedly misusing the tiol emblem in his programme ‘Satyamev Jayate’. Dismissing the plea, the bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur said that there was no merit in the plea. As Chandigarh resident Harman S. Sidhu, representing the NGO Arrive Safe Society, told the court of alleged misuse of the tiol emblem by Aamir Khan, the bench said that if he had any specific grievance then he can go to police. The NGO has challenged the November 3, 2015 order of the Punjab and Harya High Court which had while dismissing the plea said “The issue raised in this writ petition is with regard to improper use of tiol emblem. Such use is already prohibited under the law. If any individual has improperly used the tiol emblem, it will be open for the petitioner to initiate appropriate action against him/her in accordance with law.” (IANS)

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