Occupying public places like Shaheen Bagh for protests not acceptable: Supreme Court

Last Modified Wednesday, 7 October 2020 (16:36 IST)
New Delhi:The on Wednesday said that occupying public places like is not acceptable and such a space cannot be occupied "indefinitely" for protests.
"Occupying public places like Shaheen Bagh for protests is not acceptable and such a space cannot be occupied indefinitely", Justice Sanjay Kishan, who is heading the bench said.
 
The court also said that the public places, space cannot be occupied in such manner. Indeterminable number of people cannot block public roads, restrict public movement and cause inconvenience to a large number of people, it said in its verdict. 
 
The top court passed the judgement, after hearing a batch of petitions against the anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protests which had led to blocking of a road in Shaheen Bagh in the National Capital last December.(UNI)