Lawstreet Journal

Appeal Filed in Supreme Court Against Travel Restrictions on Passengers Entering Karnataka from Kerala

Lawstreet Journal 4 Oct 2021 9:34pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Appeal Filed in Supreme Court Against Travel Restrictions on Passengers Entering Karnataka from Kerala

An appeal has been preferred before the Supreme Court against a Kerala High Court verdict which dismissed a plea challenging the travel restrictions imposed on those travelling to Karnataka from Kerala (AKM Ashraf vs Union of India).

According to Karnataka's most recent regulation, dated July 31, 2021, all passengers entering Karnataka from Kerala must have a negative RT-PCR certificate obtained within 72 hours of travel, regardless of whether they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada District also issued an order on July 31, 2021, ordering the closure of the Kerala-Karnataka border and the cancellation of government transport buses seeking to cross the border.

"Even people who have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine must take the (RT-PCR) test. In its order, the Respondent directed the deputy commissioners of the Dakshina Kannada districts that border Kerala to make the necessary arrangements and deploy personnel at check points to ensure that all vehicles entering the state follow the rules, "Advocate Haris Beeran's plea highlighted.

According to the appeal filed through advocate RS Jena, the regulation affects students and the general public who visit the state on a daily basis for education, business, jobs, medical treatment, and other reasons, and "makes no sense for daily commuters."

Furthermore, the petition emphasized how the people of Manjeshwaram constituency in Kerala rely on Dakshin Kannada Districts/ Mangalore city in Karnataka for their basic needs.

"The people residing in the bordering areas are primarily aggrieved by the respondent State's arbitrary… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Supreme Court of India  
Disclaimer: SoOLEGAL in Media collaboration with Lawstreet Journal. SoOLEGAL take no responsbility for the content provided by Lawstreet Journal. For any discrepancies Contact Lawstreet Journal.
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work









Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.

SAARTHTo Know More

Launching Soon : SAARTH, your complete client, case, practise & document management SAAS application with direct client chat feature.

If you want to know more give us a Call at :+91 98109 29455 or Mail