Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > PTI

HC bans RSS shakha in Nagpur park

March 09, 2004 13:28 IST

The Nagpur bench of the Mumbai high court has directed city civic authorities to prevent theRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh from holding its shakha (daily gathering) at Lendhra Park, a public garden, in upmarket Ramdaspeth locality of the city.

A division bench comprising Justice J N Patel and Justice Bhushan Gavai passed the order on Monday while hearing a public interest litigation filed by Vijay Talewar, a social activist.

The petitioner had sought a ban on holding any programmes, socio-cultural or otherwise, at Lendhra Parkon the grounds that various organisations, including RSS were using the garden, without paying any rent to the Nagpur Municipal Corporation.

The petition said some socio-cultural organisations have monopolised the use of the park for various religious programmes.


More reports from Maharashtra
Read about: Telgi case | Mumbai blasts

© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments


 What do you think about the story?




Read what others have to say:


Number of User Comments: 3




Sub: hc bans..

The political parties have been working overtime for the last 5 decades to divide the people on the basis of religion, caste etc in order ...


Posted by Ram





Sub: Protesting courts ban on RSS

Its very sad to know that HC has baned RSS shakha in Nagpur park without taking into consideration the organisations contribution to the Indian values. ...


Posted by Bharat





Sub: Strange News heading

HC didn't ban RSS shakha in Nagpur, it just didn't allow RSS shakhas to be conducted in public places. I don't who gave such title ...


Posted by Ramesh




Disclaimer

Advertisement






Copyright 2005 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.