Andheri resident files PIL against Chhat Puja at Shivaji Park

Mumbai, June 03 A resident of Andheri has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court, seeking restraint on the Chhat Puja activities proposed to be conducted at Shivaji Park on October 4.
The PIL filed by Pravin Singhal states that the Chhat Puja celebrations, backed by politicians is ‘a political move, keeping in view the vote banks of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar migrants staying in Mumbai and Maharashtra, using the excuse of the threat given by MNS chief Raj Thackeray’.
The PIL, which was mentioned before the division bench of Chief Justice Swatanter Kumar and Justice V M Kanade on Monday, will be heard by the court next week.
Express News Service
Posted online: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 at 12:08:18Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 at 12:08:18


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