Plea in Calcutta High Court challenges Centre's power to decide Border Security Force jurisdiction

A Division Bench of Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj directed the petitioner to implead the BSF and posted the case for further hearing on December 14.
Calcutta HC
Calcutta HC

A petition has been filed before the Calcutta High Court challenging Section 139(1) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Act, 1968 to the extent it grants unrestricted powers to the Central government to fix the territorial jurisdiction of BSF [Sayan Banerjee vs. Union of India].

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