According to the recent reports, Santa Banta jokes could soon be managed. A panel of previous judges will propose rules under the watchful eye of the Supreme Court for checking jokes on the Sikh people group. Listening to an appeal that requests a restriction on Sikh jokes, the court today asked the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee – the top Sikh body – to present a report in light of the recommendations.
The fundamental lawyer, Harvinder Chowdhary was passionate amid the hearing as she shared what she portrayed as a “mortifying” knowledge being a Sikh. She additionally alluded to a kid who had purportedly dedicated suicide, annoyed with one of the numerous jokes that parody the group. In October, the court had said: “This (Sikh) people group is known for an extraordinary comical inclination and they likewise appreciate such jokes. You more likely than not experienced the jokes of Khushwant Singh…This is just an entertainment. Why do you need it to be ceased?” The lawyer, who was later joined by the Gurdwara Management body, says there are more than 5,000 sites showcasing jokes portraying “Sardars” as persons with low judgment.
The court addressed how any prohibition on Sikh jokes can be implemented. “We can’t say something which is inconceivable for execution.” the judges remarked. Ms Chowdhary was asked whether she could figure out if a joke is up to level and to what degree. The court said today that it would take up the case following a month, in light of the report of the Sikh body.