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SC dismisses PIL seeking to stop use of helmets by bike riders

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Supreme today dismissed a PIL seeking directions to the to stop use of helmets for motorcycle riders under the

"We are not superior to the and cannot direct them to make laws. If the makes a in violation to the principles laid down in the Constitution then we can examine the issue. There is no fundamental right which is being violated by wearing a helmet. It is for your safety," the bench said.

The bench, which rejected the by Chartered Accountant Waman Dattatray Damle, said such issue can be raised before the

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 20:13 IST