SC asks counsel to approach Registry for listing Shaheen Bagh protests

SC asks counsel to approach Registry for listing Shaheen Bagh protests

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New Delhi, Feb 4 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the counsel for the petitioner, a national executive member of Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP), to approach its Registry for listing the Shaheen Bagh protests matter for a hearing.

A bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, asked the lawyer, Shashank Deo Sudhi, counsel for petitioner, Dr N K Garh, to approach the Apex Court Registry for listing his matter to ensure a hearing in his petition.

"You approach the Apex Court Registry and pray for urgent listing of your (petitioner) Petition," CJI Bobde asked the petitioner's lawyer, Deo Sudhi today after he mentioned the matter for an urgent hearing in the case.

The petition said the Shaheen Bagh protests were causing severe inconvenience to the common people as the protesters had blocked entire vehicular and pedestrian movement from the road connecting between two important cities i.e. Delhi and Noida.

Petitioner Garg sought a direction to the Centre, police and state government to take immediate steps to remove protesters from Shaheen Bagh who have now been protesting for more than two months against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) by blocking the road connecting Delhi to Noida.

There is an urgent need for guidelines to restrict such protest on extremely busy public places such as the road connecting form Delhi to Noida, the PIL in the Apex Court , stated. (UNI)