Allahabad HC refuses to entertain PIL seeking disposing off bodies buried on Ganga bank

Alld HC refuses to entertain PIL seeking disposing off bodies buried on Ganga bank

Prayagraj, Jun 18(UNI) Allahabad high court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL seeking cremation of bodies buried near Ganga river at different ghats of Prayagraj.

The bench of chief justice Sanjay Yadav and Justice Prakash Padia in their judgement commented having gone through the entire petition, we are of the view that the petitioner has not done much research work in respect of rites and customs which are prevalent among various communities living along the bank of river Ganga.

” Therefore, we are not inclined at this stage to cause any indulgence instead to allow the petitioner to withdraw the petition with a liberty to file fresh petition after causing inquiry and research in respect of the practice of last rites in various communities which are residing along the bank of Ganga,” the bench said.

The petitioner Pranavesh in the PIL sought order or direction in the nature of mandamusdirecting and commanding the respondents to perform the cremation according to religious rites and dispose the dead bodies buried near Ganga River at different ghats in Allahabad as early as possible.

The PIL order or direction in the nature of mandamusdirecting and commanding the respondents to prevent/stop the burial of dead bodies near Holy River Ganga.
The court said that the petition stands disposed of as withdrawn.

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