Actor Tamannaah Bhatia, Indian cricket crew captain Virat Kohli and Malayalam actor Aju Varghese, who’re the model ambassadors of online rummy games, have been despatched notices by the Kerala HV.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Kerala High Court has despatched notices to Indian cricket crew captain Virat Kohli, actor Tamannaah Bhatia and Malayalam actor Aju Varghese, who’re the model ambassadors of online rummy games.
A division bench of Kerala High Court headed by chief justice S Manikumar comprising justice Anil Okay Narendran on Wednesday despatched notices whereas listening to on a petition in search of to stop online rummy games. It additionally requested reply from the Kerala authorities on this.
Pauly Vadakkan, a Thrissur native filed the petition, alleging that, “Online Rummy games are becoming more and more popular. It should be legally prohibited. Other states have done the same. Kerala has a 1960 law. But no other steps have been taken. It does not include the topic of online rummy. The stars, who are the brand ambassadors, attracted the audience and took part in the competition. Online Rummy is within the limits of gambling.”
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The respondents of this petition are the model ambassadors, the state authorities, State IT Department, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and two personal corporations which conducting online rummy games.
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