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BJP hopes to start Rath Yatra on Friday: Ghosh

Press Trust of India  |  Coochbehar (WB) 

BJP has said his party has full faith in the judiciary and hoped it would be able to kick-start its Yatra campaign from Friday.

The had on Thursday refused permission to the BJP for holding the Yatra in Coochbehar, after the government refused to allow the event, saying it may cause communal tension.

BJP was scheduled to flag off the yatra, touted as the party's biggest political campaign in West Bengal, from here on Friday.

"We have full faith in the judiciary and are hopeful that justice will be delivered. We are hopeful that we would be able to take out the Yatra programme from today (Friday)," said.

"Whenever we have wanted to take out a rally or conduct a political programme, the has tried to stop it either by denying us permission or tried to create procedural hurdles," he alleged.

The BJP decided to put on hold Shah's proposed rally and the Rath Yatra, saying it will wait for the final order from the high court, which is scheduled to hear an appeal by the party on Friday.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 09:50 IST