Execute DGP's Order Banning Cone Speakers, Rules HC

Madras High Court has directed authorities concerned to fully comply with the order of the Director General of Police.

Published: 04th May 2016 03:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th May 2016 03:55 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the authorities concerned to fully comply with the order of the Director General of Police (DGP) banning use of cone type speakers during religious and other functions by June 21.

Noting that the authorities are taking their own ‘sweet time’ to implement the DGP’s instructions, which were based on the orders of the Supreme Court, the first bench of Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice MM Sundresh directed the authorities to strictly ensure full compliance by all concerned by June 21.

The bench was passing further interim orders on the PIL filed by from one S Kumaravelu of Perambur, who prayed for a direction to the government and the police to strictly implement the order dated July 18, 2005 of the Supreme Court, which banned the usage of cone speakers.

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