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Andhra authorities strikes Supreme Courtroom in opposition to Excessive Courtroom order to droop GO 1- The New Indian Categorical

By Categorical Information Service

VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh authorities on Tuesday filed a petition within the Supreme Courtroom, difficult the Excessive Courtroom’s choice to briefly droop the federal government order, limiting public conferences on nationwide and State highways in addition to municipal and panchayat roads, until January 23.The State authorities had issued GO No.1 after 11 folks misplaced their lives in two stampedes throughout occasions addressed by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu at Kandukur in Nellore district and Guntur metropolis.

It might be recalled that CPI State secretary Okay Ramakrishna had challenged GO 1 within the Excessive Courtroom stating that it encroached on the best to folks’s freedom of expression. At the same time as additional listening to within the case was adjourned to January 20, the State authorities knocked on the doorways of the apex courtroom. When the CPI chief’s petition got here for listening to earlier than the holiday bench of the Excessive Courtroom, the petitioner’s counsel, Aswini Kumar mentioned the GO made it necessary for any public assembly to be performed after permission had been sought as per Part 30 of the Police Act.

Arguing that the federal government order was in opposition to the principles of the Police Act, Kumar said that although the phrase ‘ban’ was not talked about within the GO, the federal government was attempting to impose curbs not directly.
Objecting to a trip bench listening to the PIL, advocate common S Sriram mentioned the federal government didn’t have any details about the submitting of the plea. Sriram asserted that the GO was issued to forestall recurrence of such incidents and to not ban public conferences.



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