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Supreme Court allows protests at Jantar Mantar

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 24, 2018, 2:11 am IST
Updated Jul 24, 2018, 2:11 am IST
At present the police allow such protests at Ramlila Maidan, far away from Jantar Mantar.  
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New Delhi: In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Monday held that the right of people to hold peaceful protests, dharnas and demonstrations etc. is a fundamental right under the constitution and this is crucial in a vibrant democracy like India.

Giving this ruling, the Bench directed the Delhi police commissioner to frame guidelines for holding such protests and demonstrations at Jantar Mantar.  At present the police allow such protests at Ramlila Maidan, far away from Jantar Mantar.  

 

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