The Calcutta High Court has reprimanded the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee government to remove all the Anti-CAA and NRC advertisements from the public platforms. The matter has been set for hearing on 9 January 2020.
A division bench of Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan directed the state government to suspend the campaigns on CAA till the court gives its final orders.The court also sought a detailed response from the state government about the petitioners claim that campaign against the CAA was carried out using public money.
Calcutta High Court directs West Bengal government to stop all government advertisements that say National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will not be implemented in the State. Next date of hearing is on January 9, 2020. pic.twitter.com/egLSxqmFfb
— ANI (@ANI) December 23, 2019
There are demonstrations all over the country regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Citizenship Register. Somewhere in opposition to it and somewhere in its favor. Regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act, the BJP has accused the opposition political parties that the Opposition is opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act to do vote bank politics and is tricking the common people about this law. Opposition parties are opposing the CAA, calling it anti-constitution and demanding that it be withdrawn.
West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee is strongly opposing NRC and CAA. Along with this, she is also saying that the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC will not be allowed to apply in West Bengal. There is also a demand from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the citizenship Act should be withdrawn.