[Uttar Pradesh demolition] "They are also part of society:" Supreme Court asks UP to file response; no interim order passed

A Bench of Justices AS Bopanna and Vikram Nath did not pass any interim order but urged the authorities to ensure nothing untoward happens till the next date of hearing.
Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Vikram Nath
Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Vikram Nath

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the response of the Uttar Pradesh government in a plea filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind challenging the recent demolition drive carried out on houses of those who had allegedly participated in protests against BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, after she had made remarks against Prophet Muhammad [Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and anr v. Union of India and ors].

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