23 Feb 2022

Bombay High Court Dismissed Traders Petition And Fines ₹ 25,000 In Favour Of Marathi Signboards

Latest reports have been coming in from the economic state of the country Maharashtra where in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition filed by the retail traders across Maharashtra.

According to the reports Bombay HC dismisses a petition filed by the retail traders association challenging mandatory Marathi signboards at their establishments across Maharashtra. 

As per sources the High Court of Bombay held that rule of mandatory Marathi signboards doesn't violate provisions of Article 14 of the Indian Constitution.

As reported earlier the Maharashtra government has made Marathi Signboards mandatory in the state.

Now, with this decision of the Bombay High Court the petitioner was fined Rs 25,000, to be deposited in CM's relief fund. 

However, Bombay HC observed that Marathi is the mother tongue of Maharashtra and a rule for mandatory Marathi signboards outside any shop or other places can not be termed discrimination.

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