Flash News : Supreme Court Declines Muhuram Procession

Amid the rising number of coronavirus cases, the Supreme Court on Thursday declined permission for carrying out Muharram procession across the country and asked Lucknow-based petitioner to move before the Allahabad High Court.

 A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said it would lead to chaos and targeting of a particular community.

The bench allowed the petitioner to withdraw the petition with the liberty to approach the high court with limited prayer of holding procession in Lucknow. 

The apex court was hearing a PIL was filed by Shia leader Syed Kalbe Jawad.

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