Delhi HC asks police to act as per law, keep public interest in mind in tackling Shaheen Bagh protesters

The court took the call citing upcoming Board examinations as the reason for the decision.

Delhi HC asks police to act as per law, keep public interest in mind in tackling Shaheen Bagh protesters

Delhi High Court has asked the police to keep law and order situation and public interest in mind while evicting protesters at Shaheen Bagh to clear roads at the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch. The court took the call, citing upcoming Board examinations as the reason for the decision, according to the order dated January 15.

shaheen bagh protests

shaheen bagh protests

Earlier on January 14, the Delhi High Court had directed the police to take a call on the re-opening of Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch. The HC had directed the authority concerned to look into the issue as a matter of public interest and deal with maintaining law and order while hearing a petition that sought to withdraw closure of Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch.

Live TV

The road has been closed since December 15, 2019, following the anti-against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests.