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HC directs govt to respond on Sangeet Som's plea seeking Z+

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The High today directed the Union Home Ministry to file a response within four weeks on a moved by Sangeet Singh Som seeking Z plus security cover.

A bench of justices D K Upadhyay and Rajesh Singh Chauhan passed the order on the writ of Som.

According to his lawyer Mudit Agrawal, Z plus category security is required for Som due to the security threat to him from terrorists.

The directed the Centre to file a counter affidavit within four weeks and further granted two weeks to the petitioner to file a rejoinder affidavit within next two weeks, fixing the matter after six weeks for hearing.

The from Sardhana was recently in for his controversial statement on Taj Mahal.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 21:42 IST