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No defacement of public property during DUSU polls, orders HC

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The High Court on Monday directed the Central government, University and the city police to ensure no defacement of public property during the upcoming (DUSU) elections.

A bench of Acting and Justice asked the authorities to give widespread publicity in all the colleges and campus of about the penalties for defacement of public property.

The court direction's came when it was informed that the DUSU elections are likely to be held in September.

It has posted the matter for further hearing on September 12.

The court was hearing a public interest litigation by Prashant Manchanda, seeking a complete ban on the defacement of public property and also direction to the civic agencies to impose heavy fines on political parties and aspiring candidates in order to prevent further defacement of property.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, July 16 2018. 19:34 IST
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