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Madras High Court bans the use of photographs or pictures of living person on banners

 

 

Madras High Court bans the use of photographs or pictures of living person on banners on 24 October 2017 

The Madras High Court has banned the use of photographs or pictures of living person on banners, flex boards and signboards across the state of Tamil Nadu on 24 October 2017.

The court declared in its ruling if at all any permission is given by the authority concerned for erecting banners, flex boards, signboards.

The authority concerned shall ensure that the photographs or pictures of such persons, who are alive shall not be depicted by way of those banners, flex boards, signboards.  

Justice S Vaidyanathan passed the order while hearing a PIL filed by B Thirulochana Kumari, a resident of Rani Anna Nagar, who asked the court to direct the Chennai Corporation and the city commissioner of police to remove political party banners and flags that were put up in front of her property


 

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