Uttar Pradesh: The Uttar Pradesh government has challenged the Allahabad High Court’s decision in the Supreme Court in the case of posters of protesters against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the capital of the state. Now on Thursday, the Supreme Court will hear this case. Earlier, the Allahabad High Court had ordered the government to remove the posters of the protesters.
Actually, violent demonstrations were seen in many parts of Uttar Pradesh including Lucknow against the Citizenship Amendment Act. During this time, miscreants damaged government and private properties. After this, the Uttar Pradesh government had identified the protesters who damaged government property and put up hoardings to compensate for the loss.
Photos of protesters were put in it and names were written. A total of 100 hoardings were installed at all the major intersections of Lucknow. All the people whose posters were put up are said to be residents of Hasanganj, Hazratganj, Kaiserbagh, and Thakurganj police station areas of Lucknow. Earlier, the administration had sent a notice to all these people for damage to public property worth Rs 1.55 crore.
The Allahabad High Court had taken Suo Moto cognizance of the incident of posting of protesters in Lucknow and ordered to remove them immediately. The Allahabad High Court Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Ramesh Sinha had said in their order that the Lucknow District Collector and Police Commissioner should remove the hoardings by 16 March. Also, inform the registrar about the removal of hoardings. The Allahabad High Court had also asked these two officials to file an affidavit.
Although the Uttar Pradesh government is not ready to back down on this issue. Therefore, the Yogi government has challenged this decision of the Allahabad High Court in the Supreme Court. Now the ball is in the court of Supreme Court in this case. Hence, all eyes are on the Supreme Court’s decision.
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