High Court says no to early hearing of case
There is no hurry included in the case, observes judges.
There is no rush associated with the case, observes judges.
The Madras High Court on Thursday rejected a plea for the early hearing of a case submitted against the State government’s choice to permit 100% tenancy in movie theater halls, even prior to the hazard of COVID-19 might be resolved completely.
Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy declined permission to a legal representative to move a lunch movement, after observing that there was no tearing hurry associated with the case, which it might be heard in the normal course.
In his affidavit, advocate P.S. Prabu of Chennai stated cinema halls in the State had remained shut because last March due to the lockdown. From October 10, they had been permitted to operate with 50% seating capacity.
Unexpectedly, on January 4, the State federal government permitted 100% occupancy in movie theater halls. The relaxation was in contravention of the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, he said.
He questioned the reasoning behind the government permitting cinema halls to fill 100% of their seats, while banning public gatherings at beaches across the State on the eve of Kanum Pongal, which falls on January16
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