Delhi HC dismissed the plea on the closure of illegal hookah bar and asked the petitioners to do their homework.
24th September 2020
The Delhi High Court rapped the petitioner for lack of preparedness and went on to highlight while dismissing a PIL Seeking closure of illegal hookah bars in Delhi, that petitioners must do their homework before filing public Interest Litigation Plea. The present plea was filed to seek a direction to be issued to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Delhi Police to identify hookah bars that are operating illegally.
Further the petitioner sought a direction to be issued to the Delhi police to file an action. The court expressed dissatisfaction towards the fact that the petitioner did not provide any cogent suggestions as to what he expected the police to do. The court finally decided to issue a warning to the petitioner and allowed him to withdraw his petition.