A local body moved the Madras High Court for a ban on all processions, including those by political parties, to pay homage to late leaders on their memorial days on the ground that such events led to violence and loss of lives.
District administration has imposed restrictions on processions taken out by any individual or groups in the winter capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.
Kerala HC struck down the provision of a government Act permitting holding of public meetings on roadsides.
To circumvent the recent
supreme court ruling prohibiting gatherings on roadsides,
Kerala assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a legislation to
restrict processions and meetings on public roads.
The bill stated that prohibitory orders might affect the
conduct of religious functions like `Attukal Pongala` and
`Thrissur Pooram`, which would in turn invite protests from
Notwithstanding right-wing Hindu
groups opposition to the processions of Narkasur, scores of effigies of the demon king would dot every nook and corner of
Thousands of Muslims Monday took out mourning processions in the capital to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.
With protests and demonstrations
triggering choas and traffic jams in winter capital Jammu, the
district authorities have imposed Section 144 in certain areas
of the city with immediate effect.
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