Lawyer moves HC,accuses Gurung of contempt of court

The case will come up for hearing on September 5.

Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: September 4, 2013 2:52:30 am

A lawyer Tuesday filed a petition accusing the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM),Morcha president Bimal Gurung and leader Roshan Giri of contempt of court for violating the high court’s August 14 order directing the state government to maintain normalcy in hills. Advocate Ramaprasad Sarkar filed the petition requesting a Division Bench headed by the Chief Justice Arun Mishra to start contempt proceedings against Gurung,Giri and the GJM. The case will come up for hearing on September 5.

Earlier,Sarkar had filed a PIL alleging that the indefinite bandh called by the GJM in the Darjeeling hills was illegal and unconstitutional.

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