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Five-year-old student from Kanpur files PIL in Allahabad HC seeking removal of liquor shop near school

The HC asked state govt counsel to seek a response from the authorities as to why the licence of the liquor shop was being renewed even after the school came into existence in the vicinity

PTI Prayagraj Published 25.02.24, 11:00 AM
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A five-year-old student from Kanpur has filed a Public Interest Litigation in the Allahabad High Court seeking the removal of a liquor shop from near his school.

The HC Friday asked the state government counsel to seek a response from the authorities as to why the licence of the liquor shop in Kanpur Nagar was being renewed even after the school came into existence in the vicinity.

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A division bench comprising Justice Manoj Kumar Gupta and Justice Kshitij Shailendra directed to list the PIL on March 13 for next hearing.

In the PIL, the petitioner, a student of a private school in the Azad Nagar of Kanpur Nagar, has alleged that there is a liquor shop near his school and often people create a ruckus there after consuming alcohol.

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