Gorakhpur Riots: Allahabad HC orders Media gag on case against Yogi Adityanath
By Team Legistify / 2017-11-29

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The Allahabad High Court has prohibited the media from reporting on a matter concerning the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath .

A Bench of Justices Krishna Murari and Akhilesh Chandra Sharma passed the order while hearing a petition filed by journalist, Pravez Parwaz and social activist Asad Hyat.

The case concerns a speech made by then Member of Parliament, Adityanath in 2007. It has been contended that Adityanath’s speech had contributed to the 2007 Gorakhpur riots.

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