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SC-DURGA PUJA WB - SC notice to WB govt on plea against grant of funds for Durga puja celebrations

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

New Delhi, Oct 12 (PTI) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the West Bengal government on a plea challenging its decision to grant Rs 28 crore to 28,000 Durga puja committees.
A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta, however, refused to stay the decision of the government to grant funds to Durga Puja committees.
The top court was hearing a petition filed by advocate Sourav Dutta challenging the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to dole out Rs 28 crore to 28,000 puja committe ...