Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding holding of Kanwar Yatra, 19/07/2021

  • 19/07/2021

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of 'In Re: Alarming newspaper report regarding Kanwar Yatra in state of Uttar Pradesh' dated 19/07/2021.

The SC was informed that the Kanwar Sanghs of the various districts in Uttar Pradesh have given in writing their consent that in view of the health and safety of the public, the Kanwar Yatra would be postponed this year also.

The court emphasized that the authorities at all levels must have regard to Article 144 of the Constitution of India and ensure that no untoward incidents which directly affect the lives of the public would be looked upon sternly and prompt action taken immediately. 

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