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Cal HC to hear BJP petition on Rath Yatra at around 1230 hrs, Amit Shah to hold PC in New Delhi

Cal HC to hear BJP petition on Rath Yatra at around 1230 hrs, Amit Shah to hold PC in New Delhi

Kolkata, Dec 7 (UNI) A division bench of Calcutta High court is expected to hear a BJP's plea seeking permission to start its proposed "Rath Yatra' or save democracy rally from north Bengal's Cooch Behar district later today after a single bench of the state apex court on Wednesday denied permission upholding the Bengal government's decision.

The hearing is expected to start at around 1230 hours today in the division bench of Justice Biswanath Samadar of Calcutta HC after the BJP's counsels approached him at around 1030 hours seeking a permission for starting Rath Yatra in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, BJP's national president Amit Shah, who was expected to flag off the rath yatra, is expected to hold a press conference in New Delhi at around 1300 hours, party sources here said.

Calcutta High Court's judge Tapabrata Chakraborty on Wednesday denied permission to the 41-day state wide rath yatra after the state government the yatra might affect the communal harmony in the district border of Assam. The HC directed to put on hold the yatra till the next hearing on January 9, 2019.

Bengal's top party leaders, including president Dilip Ghosh, who has been camping in Cooch Behar, said, " We are waiting for the the division bench order. He said they for now have proposed to hold a meeting in Cooch Behar at around 1600 hours.


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