BEFORE THE MADURAI BENCH OF MADRAS HIGH COURT DATED: 19.04.2017 CORAM THE HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE A.SELVAM and THE HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE N.AUTHINATHAN W.P(MD)No.7145 of 2017 R.Kannan .. Petitioner Vs. 1.The Superintendent of Police, Thanjavur District, Thanjavur. 2.The Inspector of Police, Peravoorani Police Station, Thanjavur District. .. Respondents PRAYER: Writ Petition is filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India praying for the issuance of a Writ of Mandamus directing the respondent to grant permission and protection for cultural event namely Adalpadal scheduled to be held on 22.04.2017 at night in connection with Chithirai festival at Arulmigu Sri Pethaperumal Temple at Senkamangalam Village, Peravoorani Taluk, Thanjavur District by considering the petitioner's representation dated 17.04.2017. !For Petitioner : Mr.E.Balasubramanian For Respondents : Mr.T.S.Mohammed Mohideen, Additional Government Pleader. :ORDER
[Order of the Court was made by A.SELVAM, J.] This writ petition has been filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India praying to direct the respondents to give necessary permission for conducting Adalpadal programme in the place mentioned therein, by way of issuing a writ of mandamus.
2.Mr.T.S.Mohammed Mohideen, learned Additional Government Pleader, has taken notice for the respondents.
3.It is seen from the records that on 17.04.2017 a representation has been given, but the same has not been considered. Under the said circumstances, this Court is inclined to pass the following order.
4.In fine, this writ petition is allowed in part without costs and the second respondent is directed to look into the representation dated 17.04.2017 and dispose of the same within a period of two days.
1.The Superintendent of Police, Thanjavur District, Thanjavur.
2.The Inspector of Police, Peravoorani Police Station, Thanjavur District..