Calcutta High Court Permits To Hold Puja For Hanuman Jayanti In Bansdroni Subject To Conditions
The Calcutta High Court has allowed to hold Puja for Hanuman Jayanti on April 6 and 7, 2023 in Bansdroni, Kolkata subject to the condition that no inconvenience shall be caused to the public at large.
The police had not responded to the application made by the organisers for permission to hold Puja.
Justice Rajasekhar Mantha directed thus: “The petitioner shall therefore hold Puja on the 6th and 7th of April 2023 subject to the conditions that he shall not cause any inconvenience to the public at large and comply with the noise pollution norms”.
The petitioner-Jagat Kishare Bhagat had approached the Court to hold a Puja for Hanuman Jayanti on April 6 and 7, 2023 and had applied for permission from the police.
He was aggrieved by the fact that no reply had come from the Police Station till date. The petitioner had also applied before the KMC for such permission.
The counsel for the State submitted that the area in question is rather congested and that there is a municipal water pipe repair work going on in the said area.
Advocate Lokenath Chatterjee appeared for the petitioner whereas Advocate Amitesh Banerjee appeared for the State.
The Court allowed the petitioner to hold Puja subject to the conditions that he shall not cause any inconvenience to the public at large and comply with the noise pollution norms.
The Court also noted that the petitioner also agreed to clean up the area after the completion of the Puja, and shall also not disturb the municipal works.
"The petitioner also undertakes before this Court that he shall clean up the area after completion of the Puja, and shall also not disturb the municipal works."
Accordingly, the petition was disposed of.
Cause Title- Jagat Kishare Bhagat v. State of West Bengal and Ors.