Protests are being held at different places across the country in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. (File photo)
The Bombay High Court made these remarks while hearing a petition filed against the denial of police permission to agitate against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
The bench said, this kind of The movement does not comply with the provisions of the CAA. The court is expected to consider the right of such individuals to start the movement in a peaceful manner. The bench said that no one can be called a traitor or traitor simply because he wants to oppose a law. With this comment, the court also quashed two orders given by the Additional District Magistrate and the Majalgaon City Police.
The bench said, India got independence due to the movement which was non-violent. The path of non-violence is being adopted in this country till date. We are lucky that we live in a country where most people still believe in non-violence.
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Protests are going on against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Shaheen Bagh. (Symbolic photo)
Can agitate against the government
The bench said, the petitioners opposing the CAA and the people accompanying them want to agitate peacefully. The Bench said, in the British era, our ancestors had also fought for human rights and our constitution was made only after seeing the reasons behind that movement. The voice of the public cannot be suppressed simply because they want to agitate against the government.Also read: – Know where ‘Shaheenbagh’ has become in UP, day and night protest against CAA
Women protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act. (File photo)
ADM cited law and order breakdown
In the ADM order, it was said that the law and order situation deteriorates due to the agitation. Petitioner Iftekhar Zaki Sheikh was refused permission to stage a peaceful protest against the CAA and NRC at the old Idgah ground in Majalgaon.