'Krishna Born In Jail, You Want Out?' Top Court Humour On Janmashtami

Supreme Courtroom was listening to a bail plea at the moment – on Krishna Janmashtami (File)

New Delhi:

There was some surprising humour throughout a bail listening to on the Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday, when Chief Justice of India SA Bobde identified the petitioner wished to depart jail on the identical day Lord Krishna was born in a single.

“Right this moment Lord Krishna was born in jail. You wish to go away jail?” the Chief Justice was quoted by authorized information web site Bar and Bench. To this the petitioner’s lawyer answered: “Sure”.

The Chief Justice responded: “Good, you aren’t hooked up to faith within the excessive. Bail granted… furnish a bond of Rs 25,000”.

A 3-member bench of the highest court docket was listening to the bail plea of 1 Dharmendra Karansingh Valvi from Maharashtra.

In keeping with the order by the highest court docket, Dharmendra Valvi was additionally ordered to current “two sureties of the like quantity to the satisfaction of the trial court docket”.

In the meantime, a tweet of the trade, posted by Bar and Bench on its social media account, drew some amused quips, with one person writing: “Lol, let me observe down this judgement. This may are available upsc” – a reference to the annual (and extremely aggressive) civil companies exams”.

One other wrote: “Criminals in India (ask): what’s the best technique to get bail Lawyer for that petitioner (replies): The one day is to argue in court docket on “Krishnajanmashtami“…. we’d like luck to get listed on that auspicious day”.

A number of others praised the Chief Justice for his sense of humour.

Yesterday was Sri Krishna Janmashtami – the day celebrated by hundreds of thousands of Hindus worldwide because the birthday of Lord Krishna.

Krishna is believed to have been born in a jail cell in Mathura (in present-day Uttar Pradesh) after his dad and mom, Devaki and Vasudeva, had been imprisoned by his uncle Kansa.


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