[BREAKING] Kerala High Court quashes unlawful assembly, rioting case against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, 11 other CPI(M) leaders

The Court held that the right to dissent and the freedom to air views contrary to the views of the government is not an offence.
Kerala High Court, Pinarayi Vijayan
Kerala High Court, Pinarayi Vijayan

The Kerala High Court on Thursday quashed the criminal proceedings against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and 11 other leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), including former Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan, in a case alleging unlawful assembly and rioting as part of a 2009 human chain protest.

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