Name and shame’ posters: Supreme Court refuses to stay Allahabad HC order, refers appeal to larger Bench:
[3/12, 19:25] Sekarreporter 1: ‘Name and shame’ posters: Supreme Court refuses to stay Allahabad HC order, refers appeal to larger Bench: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/name-and-shame-posters-sc-does-not-stay-allahabad-hc-order-refers-appeal-to-larger-bench/article31048157.ece
[3/12, 19:25] Sekarreporter 1: On March 9, the High Court ordered district and police authorities in Lucknow to ‘forthwith’ remove banners displaying personal details of persons accused of ‘vandalism’ during the anti-CAA protests in December 2019
A Vacation Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday did not stay an Allahabad High Court order to district and police authorities in Lucknow to “forthwith” remove roadside banners displaying the personal details of select persons accused of “vandalism” during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests in December 2019.
The High Court Bench led by Chief Justice Govind Mathur had on March 9 held that the way-side posters were a violation of individual privacy, a fundamental right which globally “underpins human dignity and key values of a democracy”.