Bombay HC denies Chandrashekhar Azad to hold party meet in Pune; Will visit Koregaon-Bhima

Bhim Army had filed a petition in Bombay High Court on Sunday seeking permission to hold a party meet in Pune. On Monday, thr HC denied them permission for the same.


Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad has been denied permission to hold a rally in Pune. The Bombay High Court (HC) dismissed the petition filed by one of the Bhim Army members seeking permission for the same. 

On Sunday, the petition was filed and the next day, the hearing took place at Bombay HC, where the bench dismissed the petition.

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Though Azad will not be able to hold a rally in Pune, he has been permitted to visit Koregaon-Bhima to commemorate the victory of a British-led army over the Peshwa-led forces of the Maratha Empire in 1818. 

Azad who is on Maharashtra tour was denied permission to hold a rally in Worli, this week. For two days, he was kept in house arrest in Manali hotel at Malad. In these two days, his party workers were detained as well.

We accept court’s order and we will not carry out any rally in Pune. However, post-January 2, Azad will hold a meeting in Maharashtra," said Ashok Kamble, Bhim Army’s Maharashtra Chief told Mumbai Live.