BJP to move SC bench challenging High Court's quashing of 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal 

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 22, 2018, 06.17 PM(IST)

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The Calcutta High Court yesterday quashed the approval granted to the BJP for carrying out a Rath Yatra in the state.

The Bhartiya Janata Party will move vacation bench in the Supreme court challenging the order of the division bench of the Calcutta High Court that quashed the BJP's 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal on Friday.

The division bench of the Calcutta High Court yesterday quashed the approval granted to the BJP for carrying out a Rath Yatra in the state.

The Rath yatra was earlier allowed by a single bench order of the Calcutta High Court.

The court on Thursday set aside Bengal government's denial of permission to the BJP to hold three 'rath yatra' in the state.

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