Shivraj Government to contest Madhya Pradesh HC order on restricting political rallies- The New Indian Express

Shivraj Authorities to contest Madhya Pradesh HC order on proscribing political rallies- The New Indian Categorical

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BHOPAL: Two days after the Madhya Pradesh Excessive Courtroom ordered proscribing political rallies in 9 districts the place Meeting by-elections are due, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned his authorities would problem it within the Supreme Courtroom.

“The HC order in part of the state is like ek desh mein do vidhan (two legal guidelines in the identical nation). Whereas bodily rallies are allowed in poll-bound Bihar and a big a part of MP, these have been restricted in one other a part of the state. We’re going to hunt justice from the Supreme Courtroom within the matter,” Chouhan mentioned.

Within the wake of the order amid Covid-19 pandemic, the CM cancelled his two bodily political rallies in Ashok Nagar and Datia district scheduled for Thursday.

On Tuesday, a two-judge bench of the MP Excessive Courtroom in Gwalior had talked about in its interim order.

“All district magistrates of 9 districts falling throughout the bench’s territorial jurisdiction are restrained for giving permission to any candidate/political get together for holding bodily congregations of any variety of folks.”

The court docket had additionally directed the district magistrates of Datia and Gwalior to make sure registration of an FIR towards Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and state Congress president Kamal Nath for alleged breach of Covid-19 protocol at their election conferences earlier this month.

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