BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ allowed in West Bengal

BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ allowed in West Bengal

Opinion Poll: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed the BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ programme in West Bengal, setting aside the state government’s refusal on apprehensions of communal unrest. Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty directed the state BJP to inform the superintendents of police of the districts, in which the rallies shall enter, at least 12 hours ahead of schedule. The party was also directed to ensure that the ‘Yatras’ are conducted abiding by the law and shall…

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CPI(M) asks Mamata Banerjee to clearly say if BJP Rath Yatra will be allowed

CPI(M) asks Mamata Banerjee to clearly say if BJP Rath Yatra will be allowed

Opinion Poll: CPI(M) politburo member Surya Kanta Mishra on December 18 said if West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is really serious in fighting the BJP, she should clearly say whether the saffron party’s proposed Rath Yatra will be allowed in the state. The Trinamool Congress, Banerjee’s party, and the BJP are both sides of the same coin, Mishra alleged while addressing a rally here. He said, “Mamata Banerjee should clearly say whether the Rath…

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BJP moves Calcutta HC with fresh prayer to hold ‘rath yatra.

BJP moves Calcutta HC with fresh prayer to hold ‘rath yatra.

Opinion Poll: The BJP moved the Calcutta High Court on Monday with a fresh plea, challenging the West Bengal government’s denial of permission to the party’s proposed ‘rath yatra’ in the state.  The state government had held a meeting on the ‘rath yatra’ with a three-member BJP team as per the HC’s direction, following which it informed the party on Saturday that permission could be granted for the ‘yatra’.  Representing the saffron party, lawyer Saptangshu…

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