*B&B Exclusive* Professor Sharmila Ghuge on the decline of Indian values, social elitism, and why she filed the #AIBRoast PIL

Anuj A February 18 2015
Sharmila Ghuge, Bombay high court

So why did Prof. Sharmila Ghuge do it? What was it about a widely viewed, and subsequently pulled down, comedy show that prompted this teacher of constitutional law to approach the Bombay High Court with a public interest litigation? It is just another case of moral policing, of over zealousness in “protecting” the country’s social fabric?  Or is there some truth, some legal basis for initiating the judicial process? Lastly, has this entire exercise simply been a publicity stunt, a means of ensuring those five minutes of fame?

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