The Advocate General told the Court that the application will be heard in the Supreme Court soon. On which, the High Court directed the petitions to be presented for final hearing at 2 pm on January 25.
The Supreme Court on Monday granted 2 weeks time to politician Mukhtar Ansari and the Punjab Government to file a reply to the Uttar Pradesh government’s plea seeking Ansari's transfer from Ropar Jail in Punjab to the Ghazipur Jail in Uttar Pradesh.
The 22-year-old woman was produced before a magistrate on Monday, where she said she is an adult and married Rashid, a Muslim youth, of her own will. She submitted that she had married him on July 24 this year in Dehradun. Pinki demanded the administration release her husband and brother-in-law.
The petition, filed by Advocates Devesh Saxena and Shashwat Anand, has sought a stay on the effect and operation of the impugned ordinance promulgated by the UP Governor and direction to the government to not take any coercive action in pursuance of the impugned ordinance.
Tina Turner’s famous song could well illustrate the unsettling phenomenon taking place in UP, Haryana, MP and Karnataka where girls are allegedly lured by Muslim men. The states are now thinking of a law against it.