Delhi HC stays FIR order against VHP leader Alok Kumar for giving hate speech during rally last year
The trial court order had come on a complaint by activist Harsh Mander, who had alleged that Kumar gave hate speech during a VHP rally in July
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed a trial court order directing lodging of FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Alok Kumar for allegedly giving hate speech during a rally last year.
Justice Yogesh Khanna put on hold till 12 May the trial court order of 18 February.
The high court asked the police to file a status report before 12 May, the next date of hearing.
The trial court order had come on a complaint by activist Harsh Mander, who had alleged that Kumar gave hate speech during a VHP rally in July.
Rahul Gandhi will also be campaigning in Kerala on Saturday. He will address three meetings, one rally and a roadshow
"We are dealing with an extraordinary situation and this calls for extraordinary measures," the division bench observed
Modi will revisit Tamil Nadu later in the day where he has a third meeting scheduled in Vivekananda college ground in Kanyakumari at 4.15 pm