Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra and her ex-partner Jai Anant Dehadrai have been fired from back and front on social media platforms. 

“Mahuwa looks too cheep when she utters words…”, writes a girl on X echoing the sentiments of several others.  

Some of them have abused her ex-partner Jai Anant Dehadrai.” This guy sounds frustrated…”, writes Sundarani Mukherjee. 

Their comments have flooded YouTube, Facebook, and X after the Delhi High Court on Monday remarked that both Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra and her ex-partner Jai Anant Dehadrai, a Supreme Court lawyer, brought down the public discourse over their allegations against each other to a "fairly low" level. 

The social media commentators have welcomed the court’s comments. 

Record shows that a bench led by Justice Prateek Jalan was hearing a defamation case filed by Jai Anant Dehadrai against Mahua Moitra, saying that after he levelled the allegations against her that she received cash and gifts from a businessman to ask questions in Lok Sabha, she made "false, abusive, and defamatory statements" about him. 

Dehadrai's plea said Moitra portrayed him as a "person who has become bitter due to a failed personal relationship and is now filing false complaints to take revenge". 

He is seeking an interim injunction to stop the expelled Lok Sabha MP from making "defamatory" statements against him and demanding Rs 2 crore as damages. 

The court clarified that the idea is not to injunct someone and asked the lawyers of both parties to advise their clients to be careful. It added that the "public warfare" between Mahua Moitra and Jai Anant Dehadrai doesn't show either of them in a good light. 

The court warned Mahua Moitra's counsel, saying she has to be careful and it will have to impose an injunction on her if she made objectively false statements.


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