Bombay HC Permits Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena to Maintain Dussehra Rally at Shivaji Park
A division bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and Kamal Khata allowed the petition filed by the Thackeray-led Sena faction and its secretary Anil Desai difficult the Mumbai civic physique’s order refusing them permission.
The Bombay Excessive Court docket noticed the Mumbai Civic physique misused its powers in deciding the appliance of petitioners. “In our view, BMC’s order rejecting the appliance citing legislation and order is a transparent abuse of technique of the legislation. It’s not the company’s case that within the final seven many years there was a legislation and order state of affairs.”
The excessive courtroom allowed the Thackeray-led celebration to make use of the bottom from October 2 to October 6 whereas asking it to take care of legislation and order.
The courtroom rejected MLA Sada Sarvankar’s intervention utility opposing the Thackeray faction’s plea to carry the rally. He had argued that the courtroom shouldn’t resolve the matter because the dispute as to who represents the true Sena was pending earlier than the Supreme Court docket.
Shortly after the excessive courtroom order, Maharashtra training minister and spokesperson for the Shinde camp Deepak Kesarkar advised News18, that it was not a setback as “regardless of the courtroom decides is binding on all people.”
“We will likely be holding it elsewhere,” he stated urging individuals from throughout Maharashtra to affix the annual Dussehra rally.
Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi welcomed the excessive courtroom’s determination and stated she was “grateful to the excessive courtroom for upholding the reality.”