‘File counter to plea for banning stirs’

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday directed the State government to file a counter to a petition filed seeking a direction to prohibit road roko, which were often conducted without permi

Published: 04th April 2017 02:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th April 2017 02:36 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday directed the State government to file a counter to a petition filed seeking a direction to prohibit road roko, which were often conducted without permission. The petitioner T J Ebenezer Charles of Madurai said nowadays the state was witnessing various agitations especially road rokos. No one realised that such agitations are illegal and were affecting the people’s movement. “The people from various walks of life including students and literates were involved in such acts and it will set a wrong precedent to the future generations.” A division bench of Justices A Selvam and N Authinathan directed the state Chief  Secretary and the Director General of Police (DGP) to file the counter on April 18.

 

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