Regulate morchas: Mumbai HC asks state government

Updated: Dec 21, 2016, 20:38 IST | PTI

The Mumbai High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to file reply to a public interest litigation seeking regulation of ‘morchas’ (protest marches), and measures to address traffic jams and overcrowding caused by such events in the Azad Maidan area of south Mumbai

The Mumbai High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to file reply to a public interest litigation seeking regulation of ‘morchas’ (protest marches), and measures to address traffic jams and overcrowding caused by such events in the Azad Maidan area of south Mumbai. A division bench headed by Justice V M Kanade, hearing a petition filed by Nariman Point-Churchgate Citizens Association, asked the government to frame a policy and sort out the traffic jams and other problems faced by citizens due to protests at Azad Maidan and elsewhere in the city. 

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