“Right to protest is a fundamental right. What is the alternative area they can continue the protests without blocking the road?” the Supreme Court said.
Women with their babies (including Irom Sharmila), students, volunteers, economists, lawyers, historians, representatives of LGBTQ, Transwomen, Dalit, and many men with bindis were seen in the protest.
Ranjan has lodged the complaint for offences such as breach of peace, mischief, intent to cause a riot and criminal conspiracy.
“We were born here and want to die here,” declared Faruk Kaiser, a 80-year-old Bengalurean.