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Tipu Jayanti: No Stay On Government Decision, Says HC
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Bengaluru, Nov. 7 -- Karnataka High Court yesterday declined to stay Government's decision not to celebrate Tipu Jayanti as State function. However, hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), the Court directed the State to reconsider its policy decision within two months.
A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice S.R. Krishna Kumar issued the directions after hearing a PIL challenging the State Government's July 30, 2019 order for cancelling the celebration as a State event.
Okay as a private event
Noticing that the Government has not banned celebrations of Tipu Jayanti by anyone as a private affair, the Bench directed the Government to take precautions to ensure such celebrations are held in peaceful...
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