West Bengal govt prevents BJP's pro-CAA rallies with Section 144
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Kolkata, Jan. 14 -- The West Bengal government has imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Act (CrPC) to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)from holding rallies to drum up support for the new citizenship law, media reported.
This is the first time, the Trinamool Congress government in the state used the law to prevent BJP's pro-CAA rallies in the state, reported Hindustan Times.While anti-CAA rallies rocked West Bengal with widespread violence and destruction of public property last month, the state government has decided to clamp down on rallies in support of the new law.So far the state police used the prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Act (CrPC) to stop two back-to-back Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ...
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