Citizens have right to know the rules under which they are denied permission to hold protests: Gujarat High Court

Single-judge Justice Biren Vaishnav said that non-publication of such rules would kill and smother the very purpose of Right to Information Act (RTI Act) which is to promote transparency in democracy.
Gujarat High Court
Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court Tuesday held that the citizens have the right to know the rules based on which the State Police grants or denies permission to hold protests or rallies [Swati Rajiv Goswami vs Commissioner of Police, Ahmedabad].

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