A lawsuit brought by Indian actress Juhi Chawla against the installation of 5G infrastructure in India has been denied by an Indian high court. The lawsuit attempted to halt the telecom industry’s ambitions to bring 5G connectivity to market.
Installation OF 5G Infrastructure Lawsuit Dismissed By Indian Court
The plaintiff, an actress and environmental activist, claimed that the 5G rollout would cause irreversible environmental damage and that “no person, animal, bird, insect, or plant on Earth will be able to avoid exposure to radiation 10x to 100x greater than what exists today” 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The complaint, however, was dismissed Thursday by the Delhi High Court, which heard the case. The plaintiff was admonished by the trial judge, who regarded the claim as a publicity stunt. The court also rejected the case and fined the plaintiff Rs 20 lakh (about $27,000 USD) for abusing the judicial system.
The court process was brought with various theatrics as a result of the great sensation it caused, which was reportedly linked to the increase of COVID 19 instances in India.
Despite the fact that it was a virtual hearing, the court process on Wednesday was often interrupted. This is due to the actress’s sharing of the link on Twitter and Instagram. Several session participants who entered via the URL provided on social media sung songs from the actress’s films, disturbing the proceedings. The enraged judge was forced to instruct the Delhi police to apprehend the disruptors and issue a contempt notice against them.
The COVID 19 outbreak provided conspiracy theorists with another another occasion to lobby against 5G towers in several places.
Even in industrialised countries, such as the United Kingdom, there have been stories of conspiracy theorists torching a 5G tower in response to erroneous claims that the COVID 19 epidemic is connected to radiation released by 5G cell towers.