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‘Battle For Allotment Of Rightful Land To Dalits Will Proceed’: Mevani On ‘Azadi’ March Case Ve

New Delhi: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Thursday stated his battle for the allotment of rightful land to landless Dalits would proceed “regardless of wherever I’m” after a Gujarat courtroom convicted the unbiased MLA for holding an ‘Azadi march’ with out permission in 2017. A magisterial courtroom in Mehsana on Thursday sentenced Mevani and 9 others to a few months of imprisonment.

The courtroom of Further Chief Justice JA Parmar, whereas delivering the decision within the matter, stated, “it isn’t an offence to carry rally however it’s an offence to carry rally with out permission.” The courtroom additionally stated that disobedience won’t ever be tolerated.

“Because of the march, hundreds of landless Dalits received possession of their rightful land after 49 years. Taking this ahead, greater than 1500 acres of illegally occupied land price Rs 300 crores was reclaimed for Dalits of Gujarat,” stated Jignesh on his Twitter.

Mevani attacked the BJP govt for motion towards those that battle for poor landless Dalits.

“It’s an irony that regardless of legal guidelines like Land Grabbing Act & Atrocities Act in power, as a substitute of these illegally occupying land of poor Dalits, BJP govt’s precedence is to go behind those that battle for poor landless Dalits,” he added.

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The case pertains to a rally with out permission on July 2, 2017, when Jignesh Mevani and NCP leaders Reshma Patel, Subodh Parmar took out a freedom march in Mehsana regardless of the administration’s ban. 

Jignesh Mevani together with the then-student chief Kanhaiya Kumar together with others took out an ‘Azaadi Kooch’ on the primary anniversary of the lynching incident in Una. 

The Mehsana district administration had canceled the sooner permission given to Mevani to take out the march. The Mehsana police had registered a case towards him for conducting an unlawful march below part 143 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The courtroom convicted them and sentenced them to a few months in jail at present.

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