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No govt functions during Vasundhara Raje's Gaurav Yatra, rules Raj HC

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The High Court has held that no government functions should be held during the 'Gaurav Yatra' which is being carried out across the state by Minister

A division bench headed by Justice on Wednesday pronounced the order directing that henceforth no functions, for which funds are being disbursed by the state, will be carried on along the

To a common man, if during the Gaurav yatra, which is a political event, the of the political party who happens to be the minister inaugurates public functions, the understanding would be the glorification of a political party and not the glorification of the achievements by the government, the court observed.

"We declare that no public functions sponsored and financed by the state would be held during the road-shows i.e. undertaken by the in the state of Meaning thereby, on the day of the no government function would be held enroute when the and the functionaries of the halt the GauravYatra for some time and re-commence the same after the break," the order said.

The order came on a PIL filed by Vibhuti Bhushan Sharma.

BJP chief had launched the 40-day Gaurav Yatra on August 4 from Rajsamand.

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First Published: Wed, September 05 2018. 20:10 IST