It was known that the Supreme Court which has taken suo moto against the UP government’s decision to hold Kanwar Yatra has ordered to cancel the yatra. And the apex court warned to decide on its own for the safety of the public if the UP government won’t react by Monday.
Today, the Yogi Adiyanath government has recorded a statement of its decision to cancel Kanwar Yatra. The Supreme Court which takes on the record has closed the case. It ordered UP authorities at all levels including police to take strict action if anyone tries to hold any yatra that poses threat to the lives of citizens.
Today, a plea has been filed in the Supreme court challenging the Kerala government’s decision to relax restrictions ahead of Bakrid when covid-19 cases are surging. The SC has sought CM Pinarayi Vijayan government’s response on the plea. The apex court will hear the case tomorrow.