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Free entry to Mahatma Gandhi memorial: Karnataka HC grants time to Bengaluru cops

A division bench of Acting Chief Justice L Narayana Swamy and Justice P S Dinesh Kumar passed the order while disposing of a public interest litigation filed by Samarpana.

Published: 29th January 2019 03:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2019 06:47 AM   |  A+A-

Karnataka High Court (File Photo |EPS)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The High Court on Monday granted 12 weeks time to the City Police Commissioner to decide on a representation seeking directions to permit free entry to the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi at the Lalit Ashok Hotel in Kumara Krupa.

A division bench of Acting Chief Justice L Narayana Swamy and Justice P S Dinesh Kumar passed the order while disposing of a public interest litigation filed by Samarpana, a cultural and social service organisation, represented by its general secretary Shivakumar Hosamani.

The petitioner contended that a representation, dated August 7, 2018, was submitted to the government requesting it to ensure free entry into the memorial, but no action has been taken till date. 



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