Supreme Court dismisses a plea seeking a ban on roadshows, bike rallies during polls

Supreme Court dismisses a plea seeking a ban on roadshows, bike rallies during polls
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'We are not inclined to entertain this,' a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta said.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea filed by a former DGP of Uttar Pradesh seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India to ban roadshows and bike rallies during polls.

"We are not inclined to entertain this," a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta told advocate Virag Gupta, who was appearing for petitioners Vikram Singh and Shaivika Agrawal.

Singh, a former Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh, said in his petition that the roadshows and bike rallies violate EC's instructions and cause damage to the environment.

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