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January 30, 2021 Archives

Controversial POCSO Rulings Cost the Bombay HC Judge Her Appointment as a Permanent Judge

The Supreme Court collegium took a step of withdrawing their recommendations to the Centre to make Pushpa Virendra Ganediwala, an additional judge in Bombay HC, a permanent judge. This step was taken considering the back-to-back controversial judgments relating to sexual offences such as ‘skin-to-skin’ contact is necessary for sexual assault and another judgement stating holding hands of a minor girl & opening pant zip not ‘Sexual Assault’ but ‘Sexual Harassment’ that Justice Ganediwala has taken.

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