Shaheen Bagh Protests Have Caused A Lot Of Disruption And Such Acts Are Intolerable, Says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court also said that the police force can take necessary actions to bring the situation under control without waiting for permission.
From December 14, 2019, to March 24, 2020, a huge number of people protested against the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) in Shaheen Bagh, Delhi. The Supreme Court while announcing its verdict on Wednesday, October 7 said that the protests had caused a lot of inconvenience to other people and such acts won’t be tolerated. Further, the Supreme Court said that public places and roads cannot be occupied for such a long period of time and agitations should be permitted in designated areas only.
The Supreme Court also said that the police force can take necessary actions to bring the situation under control without waiting for permission. A bench consisting of Justices SK Kaul, Aniruddha Bose and Krishna Murari reveal that social media played a crucial role in these protests as a lot of fake news was spread regarding the CAA which agitated the masses.
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