Hearing petitions seeking removal of protesters from Shaheen Bagh – citing surging commuting woes – the Supreme Court told the Centre that public roads can’t be blocked indefinitely. The court didn’t order the immediate removal of the protesters but surely hinted towards the same.
“You cannot block a public road indefinitely. If everybody starts protesting everywhere, then what will happen,” the bench led by Justice Kaul said. The bench then said that it did not want to take a call on the two petitions that had reached them without hearing the government first.
“If you can wait for 50 days, you can wait for one more week” court said before posting matter for February 17″.
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