Santa Banta jokes may get banned!
New Delhi : A petition has been filed in Supreme Court to ban websites that run any kind of jokes on the members of Sikh community.
Harvinder Chowdhury, the petitioner, said such jokes portray people of her community as foolish and of low intellect.
The Court on the other hand said Sikh community is known for their great sense of humour and many from them would also not in favour of this petition.
Judge also asked to recommend the case to a Sikh judge, for which petitioner refused and said such jokes only “affect the dignity” of her community.
"We are being ridiculed by these jokes. We have sacrificed a lot but when we go abroad we are ridiculed. I myself have suffered it. We want these to be stopped," the petitioner said.
A month time has been given to the petitioner before court proceeds further with the case.