Former Law Minister cites Kumbh Mela, election rallies as COVID-19 "super spreaders", urges CJI to ban political rallies, religious gatherings

In a letter to the CJI and other Supreme Court judges, the former minister urged the top court to exercise its extraordinary jurisdiction in these troubled times and vindicate its role as custodian of the Constitution.
Former Law Minister cites Kumbh Mela, election rallies as COVID-19 "super spreaders", urges CJI to ban political rallies, religious gatherings
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Former law minister and Senior Advocate Dr Ashwani Kumar has written to the Chief Justice of India and other Supreme Court judges to register a suo motu case on the second wave of COVID-19 and ban political rallies, protest assemblies, religious and festive congregations of more than fifty people.

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