Orissa High Court grants permission for controversial speaker at a seminar but bars media from airing his speech

In response to the State's concerns that the speaker had made speeches that were hateful towards a certain religion in the past, the Court said that the freedom of speech could not be curtailed merely on apprehensions.
Orissa High Court
Orissa High Court

The Orissa High Court recently passed order allowing a controversial speaker to deliver a speech at a seminar on ‘National Integration & Security’ but restrained the media from airing his speech. [Radha Sriniwas Sewa Trust vs State Of Odisha & Ors]

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