NGT bans demonstrations and protests at Jantar Mantar

Meera Emmanuel October 6 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi government to stop all demonstrations and protest-oriented activities on the Jantar Mantar road stretch.

The directions were passed in a judgment rendered by Judicial Member Justice RS Rathore with the assistance of expert member Dr. Satyawan Singh Garbyal.

As noted in the judgement, the Jantar Mantar road area had become a symbolic protest battle ground, although the same had been earmarked as a residential area . . .

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