Re­open the sealed shops, of­fi­cials told

The New Indian Express - - CHENNAI -

AN ul­ti­ma­tum from a sin­gle judge of the High Court to lock and seal flower shops in Badrian Street on Oc­to­ber 10 has been over­ruled by a divi­sion bench that has or­dered de-seal­ing of the shops, giv­ing a re­lief to 100 flower ven­dors.

The Divi­sion Bench com­pris­ing Jus­tice KK Sasid­ha­ran and Jus­tice R Subra­ma­nian, be­fore which a batch of ap­peals against the order of sin­gle judge SM Subra­ma­niam came up for hear­ing, di­rected Ad­di­tional Ad­vo­cate Gen­eral PH Aravind Pandiyan to de-seal all shops by 5.30 pm on Fri­day and if not, it would al­low the ap­pel­lants them­selves to re­open them.

On Oc­to­ber 10, dis­miss­ing a batch of pleas moved by the flower venders, the sin­gle judge set a 48-hour ul­ti­ma­tum for the flower shops in Flower Bazaar near Broad­way to shut per­ma­nently.

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