Petition filed to remove Amitabh Bachchan’s voice from caller tune on COVID-19 awareness


A PIL has been filed within the Delhi High Court looking for course to the Centre to remove megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s voice from the caller tune on precautions towards coronavirus on the grounds that he himself, together with some members of the family, had been contaminated by the virus.

The plea, which stated there have been some well-known corona warriors who have been prepared to give their providers without cost, got here up for listening to on Thursday earlier than a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh.

The bench listed it for January 18 because the petitioner’s counsel expressed incapability to seem for bodily listening to.

The petition, filed by Delhi resident and social employee Rakesh, stated the federal government engaged Bachchan for making individuals conscious of preventive measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic whereas the celebrity himself in addition to different members of his household couldn’t escape it.

“The government of India has been paying fees to Amitabh Bachchan for chanting preventive measures on the caller ringtone”, stated the plea, filed by advocates A Ok Dubey and Pawan Kumar.

“There are some corona warriors who have been doing great service to the nation and helping poor and needy people in these times as well as providing them food, cloth and shelter and it is very indispensable to mention herein that some corona warriors have distributed their hard earnings among the poor”, the plea stated.

It added that some well-known corona warriors are nonetheless prepared to give their providers with none cost and are prepared to serve the nation.

“Amitabh Bachchan is not having a clean history and he is not serving the nation by being a social worker”, the plea alleged whereas referring to a number of issues pending towards him in numerous courts.


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