Allahabad HC: Remove 'Name, Shame' Hoardings on Anti-CAA Protesters

VAMAKSHI RASTOGI 08/03/2020 18:11:02

New Delhi: The Allahabad High Court on Sunday ordered the UP government to remove "name and shame" hoardings that are put in Lucknow. In hoardings, the name of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests is displayed with their pictures. The bench of Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Ramesh Sinha ordered the removal of the hoardings before 3 pm on Sunday.

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The DM and Divisional Police Commissioner have also been asked to explain under which law hoardings were put up in Lucknow. The hoardings, carrying the photos and addresses of anti-CAA protesters, were put up at prominent area in Lucknow. Earlier this week, district administration started putting up hoardings with their names, photos, and addresses.


Protesters were asked to pay compensation for damaging public property during the protests in Lucknow. The hoardings say the accused have to pay for damage during protests in Lucknow. If they fail to pay their properties would be snatched. 

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