A PIL filed before Gauhati High Court against 24 hours Hills Districts, ( Karbi-Anglong, Dima Haso ) Bandh from 5 am on Wednesday.
A Public Interest Litigation is filed by Jitul Deka, Secretary General of Asomiya Yuva Mancha before Gauhati High Court against clamping of 24 hours Hills Districts ( includes Karbi-Anglong, Dima Haso and West Karbi Anglong) total strike Bandh from 5 am of 04.09.2018 to 5 am 05.09.2018 called by the Presidents of three organisation namely Karbi Students Association(KSA), Karbi Nimso Chingthur Asong (KNCA), Autonomous State Demand Committee (ASDC) stating in a press release dated 31.08.2018 which is in utter violation of law laid down by Hon’ble Apex Court and this Hon’ble Court.
In the petition, petitioner stated that bandhs are illegal and no one in this country has the right to call a bandh as it violates the pronouncements of Honourable Supreme Court and Gauhati High Court.
Talking to Northeastindia24 , Advocate Amit Goyal informed that “In the petition, the petitioner is also seeking direction against the Presidents of three organisation namely Karbi Students Association(KSA), Karbi Nimso Chingthur Asong (KNCA), Autonomous State Demand Committee (ASDC) to deposit Rs. 5(five) Crore each with the State Government for the Bandh Loss Compensation and this amount be utilized for providing facilities, benefits and additional services to the people of Karbi Anglong , Dima Hasao etc.”.
In the Petition, the petitioner is also seeking direction for taking all actions, including arrest, detention and prosecution against those who seek to enforce such ‘bandh’ or ‘hartals’ by organising, leading or participating in rail and rasta rokos and assaults on trains, buses, other vehicles and private citizens.