No nod for rally in Tiruvallur, petitioner warns of contempt

Advocate B Rabu Manohar representing his client R Karthikeyan, an RSS functionary and a resident of Tiruvallur sent the notice demanding the police officers to recall the order of the Tiruvallur police inspector dated September 27, despite the HC passing orders to grant permission.
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CHENNAI: A legal notice has been sent to the Home Secretary, Director-General of Police (DGP), the Superintendent of Police, Tiruvallur and Inspector, Tiruvallur town police for not granting permission to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to hold a route march on October 2, despite the Madras HC granted permission for the rally with restrictions.

Advocate B Rabu Manohar representing his client R Karthikeyan, an RSS functionary and a resident of Tiruvallur sent the notice demanding the police officers to recall the order of the Tiruvallur police inspector dated September 27, despite the HC passing orders to grant permission.

The advocate further claimed that none of the respondent officials have any authority to deny permission to the rally. He noted that the rejection order passed by the Inspector is ex-facie illegal, contemptuous.

In the notice, the lawyer said that the DGP, and SP, Tiruvallur were the respondents in the petition filed before the HC. He further insisted that the authorities are duty bound to ensure strict compliance with the order and failure of which would amount to committing contempt. He warned that if nod were denied, his client would initiate contempt proceedings.

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