BREAKING: Calcutta HC Division Bench Accepts BJP’s Rath Yatra Appeal


Kolkata: Calcutta High Court division bench accepts BJP’s Rath Yatra appeal against single bench order, which refused permission to hold the Rath Yatra till next hearing on January 9,2019.

Earlier, The Calcutta High Court on Thursday rejected the BJP’s petition to allow the party to hold rath yatras in West Bengal, scheduled to be flagged off by BJP national president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on Friday.

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Deferring the yatras till January 9 when the court will hear the matter again, the single bench of Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty Thursday observed that reports need to be sought from all Superintendents of Police in the state as the proposed yatras will cover all 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bengal.