Time to revisit policies that allow celebration of festivals on public roads: Bombay High Court

Traditions and social practices must evolve with time and changing demographics, the Court said while urging policymakers to revisit rules that allowed the grant of permissions to celebrate festivals on public roads.

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday urged civic authorities and policymakers to revisit existing policies that regulate festivals so as to reconsider whether permissions should be granted to celebrate festivals on public roads. [Sachin D. Basare v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.]

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