PIL filed in HC over namaz room in Jharkhand assembly

  • | Wednesday | 8th September, 2021

Ranchi, Sep 7 (PTI) A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the High Court of Jharkhand on Tuesday challenging the order of the Speaker allotting a room in the state assembly for offering namaz, claiming that it has set a wrong precedence.Alleging that the act is unconstitutional, the petitioner questioned if such an allotment can be done on a building constructed with tax payer"s money.The assembly building is a temple of democracy and not a personal property of anyone, petitioner Bhairav Singh submitted.The speaker has allotted room number TW 348 for offering namaz, prompting the BJP to demand that a Hanuman temple and places of worship of other religions be built on the assembly premises. PTI COR NAM NN NN

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