Complaint Against Sidhu for Vulgar Jokes on the Kapil Sharma Show

Sidhu had told SC that the findings of the High Court were based on “opinion” and not on medical evidence.

The troubles don’t seem to be nearing an end for The Kapil Sharma Show. After the much publicised brawl between Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover, Navjot Singh Sidhu is in trouble for cracking improper jokes on the show. The Punjab government has received a complaint against Sidhu, which says the cricketer-turned-politician cracked vulgar jokes on the show.

According to a report by Indian Express, the complaint has been filed by HC Arora, an advocate of Punjab and Haryana High Court. Arora had earlier filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in court against Sidhu in the same case.

In a letter to Punjab chief secretary Karan A Singh, the complainant wrote, “I viewed the Kapil Sharma Show on Saturday from 9 pm to around 10.15 pm. The ‘comedy’ of Kapil Sharma, and particularly that of Navjot Singh Sidhu was replete with vulgar, double-meanings and obscene dialogues. It violated various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, as well as those of the Information and Technology (IT) Act. Their dialogues offended my conscience while viewing the show along with my wife and daughters… Although I am yet to procure a recorded version of the utterances of these two comedians, yet on the basis of whatever I can recollect, Sidhu told Kapil Sharma ‘Kapil, you please get married, otherwise after crossing 40-years of age, you shall lose your reproductive capacity’.”

He has also quoted a joke from the show in the letter:

HC Arora, advocate, Punjab and Haryana High Court and complainant An old man once went to the toilet to attend nature’s call, when he returned he saw that he had not fastened the button of his pant. When asked for the reason, he replied, a road that has no treasure, what is the point of putting a lock to it?’ What Sidhu wanted to bring home to the audience was that an old man need not button up his pants, as he being virtually impotent, cannot harm any woman. I would, therefore, call upon you to convey my feelings to chief minister, that the situation has reached such alarming proportions that the chief minister must rein his colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu.

The court is scheduled to hear the final argument on May 11.

(Source: Indian Express)

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