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As 'Maharaj' is stayed, freedom of expression issue raised in 1862 libel case returns to life

14/06/2024 04:33 PM | Click to read full article

In the annals of the country's legal history, few cases have had as profound an impact as the 1862 Maharaj Libel Case. This landmark case saw Karsandas Mulji, a fearless journalist and social reformer, take a stand against the powerful religious establishment of the Vallabhacharya sect. This case is at the centre of 'Maharaj', the launch film of Junaid Khan, Aamir Khan's son, whose release by Netflix has been stayed by the Gujarat High Court.

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