You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

CAA protests: HC sets aside govt's leave India notice to Polish student

Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya directed the central government not to give effect to the notice served on the Poland citizen, who studies at the Jadavpur University

Topics
Citizenship Bill | Jadavpur University  | Calcutta High Court

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Citizenship Amendment Act, CAA, CAB, NRC, Protest
Police personnel hold a woman protestor during their march against the amended Citizenship Act, NRC and NPR, near Jamia Nagar in New Delhi

The on Wednesday set aside a 'Leave India' notice to a Polish student by the Union government for allegedly participating in an anti-CAA rally here.

Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya directed the central government not to give effect to the notice served on the Poland citizen, who studies at the

The high court had earlier restrained the central government from giving effect to its 'Leave India' notice to the Polish student, till it passes an order on his petition challenging the notice.

Justice Bhattacharyya had restrained the government from giving effect to the notice till March 18, when the court scheduled its order on his petition seeking a restraining order on the Centre and a recall of its directive to the student.

Kamil Siedczynski, the student from Poland who is enrolled for a Masters' degree in the Department of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University, was served a 'Leave India' notice dated February 14 from the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office (FRRO), Kolkata.

In his petition before the high court, the student prayed for a restraining order on the authorities from giving effect to the notice, which asked him to leave India within 14 days of receiving the notice, and from deporting him.

Since he received the notice on February 24, he was required to leave the country by March 9.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Wed, March 18 2020. 14:52 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
.