We will not allow balkanisation of India: Supreme Court

February 22nd, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Raj Thackeray

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Responding to a petition on the trouble in Maharashtra as the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) stepped up its attack against north Indians, the Supreme Court Friday said it would not allow the balkanisation of India. A bench of Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan made the observation while hearing a petition moved by an advocate seeking direction to the Maharashtra and the central governments to stop the sectarian movement against north Indians spearheaded by MNS and its chief Raj Thackeray, nephew of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray.

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