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Supreme Court approves RSS march, SC reprimands Stalin government

Seeing the Supreme Court's stand, at that time the RSS had agreed to postpone the proposed March 5 march.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the Tamil Nadu government's plea challenging the Madras High Court order banning the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Permission was given to march in the state.


The Supreme Court has given a green signal to the proposed Route Yatra of RSS in Tamil Nadu. The bench of Justice V Rama Subrahmanyam and Justice Pankaj Mittal has given the verdict.


According to the information received, during the hearing, advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Tamil Nadu government, had told the Supreme Court that the state government cannot allow marches in 6 districts. Because there is a danger of PFI and bomb blasts in these areas. During the hearing, the Supreme Court criticized the stand of the state government.


The Supreme Court said that the government speaks the language of democracy for some and the language of power for others. Seeing the Supreme Court's stand, at that time the RSS had agreed to postpone the proposed March 5 march.


The Tamil Nadu government had told the Supreme Court on March 3 that it was not completely opposed to allowing RSS's proposed 'route march' and public meetings across the state on March 5, although the state government, citing intelligence reports, also said that this program cannot be allowed to be organized in every nook and corner of the state.


Significantly, the Madras High Court had on February 10 allowed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to take out its march in Tamil Nadu on a rescheduled date, saying protests were necessary for a strong democracy.


Setting aside the order passed by the Single Judge on November 4, 2022, the Madras High Court, in its order dated February 10, restored the order dated September 22, 2022, allowing the Tamil Nadu Police to organize a procession and hold a public meeting. Instructed to consider the request of the concerned RSS.

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