Can religious functions be held in public spaces? Larger Bench of SC to decide

Shruti Mahajan July 8 2018
IBC, religious functions

The Supreme Court on Friday referred the question of whether religious functions can be held in government-owned and public places, to a larger Bench.

A Bench of Justices Rohinton Nariman and Indu Malhotra was hearing a petition filed by an organisation by the name of Jyoti Jagran Mandal, when this question was raised. The petitioner was represented by Advocates Fuzail Ayyubi and Isha Bhardwaj.

The petitioner organisation had organised a ‘Mata ki Chowki . . .

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