Supreme Court of India: The Supreme Court said that one who doesn’t have the right to question or blame the government if they didn’t cast vote. If you don’t vote, then you have “no right” to question or blame the government, the SC said.
An activist said in front of court that he has never cast his vote
The observation came after when an activist who was blaming the government confessed that he never cast his vote. The activist Dhanesh Leshdhan was seeking a blanket order to eliminate encroachments in the country saying the governments are not taking any step to eliminate them.
When the apex court asked him if he has voted or not, Ieshdhan made an open admission and said, To be honest, I have never voted in my life.”
Supreme Court of India: Court said one cannot blame government who doesn’t cast his vote
His confession did not go down well with SC who ruled that one can’t blame the government for everything.
“If you have not voted, then you have no right to question or blame the government,” SC said.
The bench was headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar observed that they cannot pass a comprehensive order on encroachments in a matter involving all states after which Chief Justice J S Khehar said, “, “One can’t blame the government for everything. If a person does not cast his vote, then he has no right to question the government.”