Supreme court refuses to hear plea to cancel amarnath yatra
New Delhi. The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the plea, directing the Center, Jammu and Kashmir administration and Shri Amarnath Shrine Board to limit the movement of common people / pilgrims to Amarnath Yatra due to coronavirus or to cancel the yatra. Was demanded. The Supreme Court said that they cannot interfere in the jurisdiction of executive and district administration. As an alternative to this, the petitioner sought the vision of Lord Amarnath through Internet or TV, so that crores of people in the country could see it.
Justice D.V. Chandrachud’s bench said, “Respecting the principles of separation of powers … we leave it to the concerned administration. We are not going to hear this petition. The court has found that the annual batch was allowed Whether or not security will be taken care of or not, it falls under the jurisdiction of the state executive. “
Justice told the counsel of Amarnath Barfani Langar Organization that no matter what problem you are mentioning, we cannot interfere in the operation of the district administration.
The petitioner said that lakhs of devotees visit the Amarnath cave every year, and if allowed, it would increase the risk of outbreak of the epidemic.