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Mamata’s foot damage: SC refuses to entertain PIL, asks petitioner to move Calcutta HC | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL in search of inquiry into the alleged assault on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee throughout her nomination submitting rally at Nandigram on March 10, which left her with a plastered left leg which remains to be on even after a month.
A bench led by CJI S A Bobde mentioned this isn’t a matter that’s required to be entertained by the SC and requested counsel Vivek Narayan Sharma to withdraw the PIL and move Calcutta HC. The PIL petitioners, all attorneys, had additionally mentioned {that a} mechanism ought to be put in place to present foolproof safety to necessary dignitaries, together with chief ministers, throughout electioneering to keep away from such conditions in future.
Sharma additionally argued that the character of damage to Banerjee’s foot too wanted to be inquired into as she was seen swaying her leg. But, the CJI-led bench mentioned all points may be seemed into by the Calcutta HC. “The petitioner seeks permission to withdraw the writ petition with liberty to approach the Calcutta High Court. Permission is granted. The writ petition is dismissed as withdrawn with liberty as prayed for,” the bench ordered.

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