M.DEVENDRAKUMAR Vs. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
HIGH COURT OF MADRAS
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
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(1.) This writ petition has been filed to quash the proceedings in order Na.Ka.No.20/19 dated 22.01.2019 passed by the second respondent and
consequently, direct the respondents to grant permission to the petitioner-
Political party to conduct a protest demonstration / agitation (Kandana
Arbattam) using public address system from 11.00 to 13.00 hours on
25.01.2019 near Natraj Theatre, Palanganatham within the limits of the second respondent police Station and also to provide Police Protection to
the said agitation, within a time limit to be fixed by this Court.
(2.) The learned counsel appearing for the petitioner would submit that the petitioner is the District President of Madurai City District Unit of
People Liberation Party (having its Headquarters at West Urappanur) and
would submit that the party is established with the motto of promoting
Women Liberation, Community-free Society, Socialist World, Government
for poor people and that they are undertaking the activities to protect the
livelihood and welfare of poor people. He would further submit that the
(3.) Prime Minister of India has proposed to lay Foundation Stone for the
establishment of All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Thoppur near
Madurai on 27.01.2019.
3.The learned counsel for the petitioner would submit that the petitioner-party has proposed to conduct a protest demonstration /
agitation under the leadership of the President of the said political party in
a democratic manner condemning the Anti State Attitude of the Central
Government near Natraj Theatre, Palanganatham on 25.01.2019 between
11.00 to 13.00 hours (2 hours), within the limit of third respondent police station and that they have sought for permission, whereas the respondent
had rejected granting permission stating that they apprehend disturbance
to law and order and in the interest of the public.;
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