Externment order takes away fundamental right to move freely; must be used sparingly: Supreme Court

The Court said that an externment order infringes the fundamental right under Article 19(1)(d) to move freely throughout the territory of India and must, therefore, stand the test of reasonableness.
Externment order takes away fundamental right to move freely; must be used sparingly: Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday held that an order of externment is an extraordinary measure and must, therefore, be used sparingly since it takes away the fundamental right to free movement under Article 19(1)(d) of the Constitution [Deepak v. State of Maharashtra].

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