Case Study: S. Rangarajan v. P. Jagjivan Ram (1989)

  • Sakshi and Aditya Raj
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  • Sakshi

    Student at Amity Law School, Lucknow, India

  • Aditya Raj

    Student at Amity Law School, Lucknow, India

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The theory of free speech and expression, which aims to reconcile restrictions within the interest of public order with individual autonomy and attention-grabbing space wherever the court’s engagement with the problem is often examined is that of the censorship. S. Rangarajan v. P. Jagjivan ram (1989) it’s the vital case wherever the division bench of the Madras supreme court revoked “u” certificate (suitable for all ages) granted to a Tamil film referred to as Ore Oru Gramathilr (“in one village”), that treated the difference of opinion close social action and the issues of caste. This was challenged before of the court. The state created 2 arguments: initial, that the depiction of the governments reservation policy was ‘biased’, and second, that the reaction within the state of Tamil Nādu was certain to be ‘volatile’. The court command that films couldn't operate in “the free marketplace” like newspaper. Wh ? The case of S. Rangarajan V/s P. Jagjivan Ram directed that there should be a correct balance between one among the proper free speech and restriction of any social interest. the liberty of transfer a thought through movies has conjointly some restrictions below Article 19(2) of the Constitution.



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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 1170 - 1174


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