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PIL in Supreme Court seeks ban on agitations against or for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019

“... some political parties and anti-social organizations are inducing innocent people by paying money and briyani and encouraging them to do agitation and riot all over India", the petition states.

Aishwarya Iyer

A PIL has been moved in the Supreme Court, seeking a direction to make strict rules and form guidelines against carrying out agitations and processions in favour of or against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) 2019.

It further seeks a ban on electronic telecommunications, through the internet, Facebook, WhatsApp, telegram, posters, flex banners or any other electronic transfer or communication regarding the anti-CAA campaign throughout India.

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