HC rejects VHP’s plea to lift WB-ban on Togadia


Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has rejected the plea filed by Akjay Pandey, a leader of the Viswa Hindu Parishad in connection to allowing Praveen Togadia to step on the soil of West Bengal. The State government on March 22 published a notice stating that Praveen Togadia will not be allowed to come to Wet Bengal to hold any public meeting as his meeting or speeches would disrupt the harmony within then state and people.

Praveen togadia was scheduled to held a meeting at Raigunj on March 31. But as CRPC 144 was laid on him, Togadia was not allowed to go with his schedule. Protesting against the regulation, VHP appealed to the High Court to lift the ban on Togadia in West Bengal. The case was heard at the division bench OF Chief Justice Manjulla Chellur on Friday. The division bench has rejected VHP’s plea nad stayed the order of the West Bengal State Government. Now, according to the order, praveen Togadia will not be allowed to enter any place in Bengal till  May 22, as the order is valid till 2 months from the commencement date.

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