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HC declines PIL against poor telecom signals, call drops

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday declined to entertain a PIL seeking directions to the Centre and telecom regulator Trai to solve the alleged problem of poor signals and call drops in the national capital.

A bench of and Justice V K Rao dismissed the plea and asked the petitioner, a lawyer, to approach the (Trai) with his grievance.

"Go to Trai," the court said after Anurag Ahluwalia, appearing for the (DoT) opposed maintainability of the plea.

The petition, by Shadab Husain Khan, claimed that for more than a year residents of the national capital were facing the problems of poor network and call drops and sought that heavy fines be imposed on telecom service providers for allegedly ignoring the issue.

He also sought cancellation of the licence of telecom companies which are unable to resolve the issue.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 19:30 IST