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BJP to move division bench of HC for holding rally on Friday

Press Trust of India  |  Coochbehar (WB) 

After the Calcutta said it cannot grant permission to the BJP at this stage to hold a rally in Coochbehar on Friday, the party Thursday decided to move a division bench of the court requesting a go-ahead to its rath yatra.

A single bench of Justice earlier in the day directed that the rally stands deferred till the next date of hearing on January 9, observing that the prayer of the BJP for permission to hold the 'rath yarta' cannot be granted at this stage.

Reacting to the court order, BJP said, "We have full respect for the judiciary.

"We have decided to move to a division bench of the Calcutta requesting the court to grant us permission for the rath yatra."

was scheduled to kickstart the party's 'Save Democracy Rally', comprising three rath yatras, in the state.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 18:05 IST