Stopping running train even by means of peaceful protest is offence under Railways Act: Allahabad High Court

The Court said that the right to protest, though a fundamental right, is not an absolute one and is subject to reasonable restrictions.
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The Allahabad High Court recently held that protesters stopping a running train would attract offence under section 174 (a) of Railways Act even if the protests were peaceful [Annu Tandon & Three Others vs State through Railway Protection Force].a

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