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Peace as well as Law and Order shall be maintained during Martyr's Day rally:Calcutta High Court.


Panasam Akshara | Delhi HC
Case-Nabendu Kumar Bandyopadhyay v. State of West Bengal and others.

The bench issued order on PIL plea moved by Nabendu Kumar Bandyopadhyay seeking protective order from court by submitting that on account of alleged provocative speech made by CM of State there was apprehension of violence during rally.The bench of Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj did not pass fresh order and rather directed the state authorities to follow directions by court on 13,15 June,2022 in case of Niladri Saha v. The State of West Bengal and others.The petitioner submitted before court that State's CM had made a statement inciting her party workers to display violence against the members of BJP.The Court noted that it was not disputed that rally was scheduled for 21 July,2022 on occasion of Martyrs Day.The Court further noted that the utterance made by CM about the jihad against a particular political party was not disputed.The court observed it's concern is to maintain peace also with law and order in place during gathering and rally.The court entertained the plea for limited purpose to ensure that peace,law and order is maintained.Court made it clear that it did not intend to analyse the politically motivated allegation in petition and the court consider the oral arguments of petitioner made in Calcutta High Court has directed the State Police to ensure that peace,law and order ia maintained during Trinamool Congress Martyr's Day rally in Kolkata in which lakhs of people are expected to gather.

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