Contempt proceedings sought against Bhardwaj

New Delhi: An application was filed on Monday in the Supreme Court seeking initiation of suo motu contempt proceedings against Union Law Minister H.R. Bhardwaj for his reported remarks that the judiciary was responsible for the "poor image on civil liberties."

The application was filed by advocate Ajay Agarwal who contended that the remarks, widely reported in the electronic and print media, had "undermined the majesty" of the judiciary.. — PTI

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