Cal HC says no to Shah rally in Cooch Be­har

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KOLKATA: The Cal­cutta High Court on Thurs­day said it can­not give per­mis­sion at this stage for the BJP rally in Coochbe­har, sched­uled to be flagged off by party pres­i­dent Amit Shah on Fri­day, af­ter the West Ben­gal gov­ern­ment re­fused to al­low the event on the grounds that it might cause com­mu­nal ten­sion.

The court di­rected that su­per­in­ten­dents of po­lice of all dis­tricts in West Ben­gal will file a re­port by De­cem­ber 21 to it on the hold­ing of 'rath ya­tra' ral­lies by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), af­ter hear­ing all the dis­trict pres­i­dents of the party.

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