#DelhiHighCourt hears petition against proposed Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Delhi.

Advocate ML Sharma: I’m the petitioner

Sharma says he is relying on SR Bommai case.
No state can conduct any religious activity and tomorrow the Delhi govt since last 15 days ads conducting Ganesh puja and will be shown on all channels: ML Sharma

How State govt can conduct this Ganesh Chaturthi worship?: ML Sharma

CJ: What is your prayer in the writ petition?

Sharma: … act is arbitrary, amounts to criminal breach of trust…

CJ: What is your prayer? Come to page…

CJ: There is no correct paging.. which petition you are arguing?

ML Sharma gives case details

CJ: Here paging is different

Sharma: My light is gone, I am not able to listen to anything… your Lordship can hear me? … Light has come

CJ: You are already in the limelight

Sharma continues reading from petition.

CJ: Please read as it is, your prayer starts with a (b).

CJ asks Sharma if he has screenshots or photos of the advertisements he refers to, are there any annexures, CJ asks.

Sharma: No Annexure

CJ: Not a single Annexure and you are talking about … You are saying ‘declare celebration, ceremony, advertisement is illegal” What advertisement? We do not know. Without looking at advertisement, we should declare it as illegal?

#DelhiHighCourt #GaneshChaturthi
CJ: This petition is filed without doing any homework. You file a fresh matter if you want to file. We will not even issue a notice in this

#DelhiHighCourt #GaneshChaturthi
ML Sharma: I will file fresh petition. May I submit one thing? Sorry, it was so horridly drafted, I am not well. But can ask the respondent for…

CJ: We will not even issue notice.

#DelhiHighCourt #GaneshChaturthi
Sharma: Respondent is present in the court. Just question, If they are going to conduct #GaneshChaturthi

Court declines request.

#DelhiHighCourt #GaneshChaturthi
CJ: What (order?), to dismiss or ...?

ML Sharma: I will file amended petition

#DelhiHighCourt #GaneshChaturthi
Petition withdrawn.

HC records that Party in-person seeks liberty to withdraw, file fresh plea with proper averments, allegations, annexures.

Permission granted, liberty to file fresh litigation in accordance with law before appropriate forum

#DelhiHighCourt #GaneshChaturthi

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