Can’t Ban Ral­lies, Reg­u­late them: HC to Maha

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

Stat­ing that pub­lic ral­lies and mor­chas can­not be banned as they are an in­her­ent part of democ­racy, the Bom­bay High Court on Tues­day or­dered the Maharashtra gov­ern­ment to bring a pol­icy to reg­u­late them so that they do not cause any hin­drance to com­mon peo­ple. A di­vi­sion bench of Jus­tices V M Kanade and PR Bora was hear­ing a PIL filed by the Na­ri­man Point-Church­gate Cit­i­zens’ As­so­ci­a­tion and oth­ers claim­ing they were af­fected due to the mor­chas held at Azad Maidan in south Mum­bai. — PTI

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