“We are certain that competent authorities will not conceive of anything to stall the grant of licence and added will comply with the command of this court and not venture to defy it.”The apex court also ruled out that no CCTV would be installed around the performance areas in the dance bars as it modified seven conditions imposed by the Maharashtra police.
Govt pleader in SC informs that the Hon’ble Supreme Court has accepted all conditions imposed by GOM on dance bars with few modifications.— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) 2 March 2016
But the Hon SC has disallowed the condition of live monitoring through CCTV and has asked to enforce surveillance at the entrance only. — Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) 2 March 2016
The order comes on the petition filed by Indian Hotels and Restaurant Association challenging the conditions imposed on them by the state police before allowing them to open dance bars.
State can’t permit obscenity it has seen in the past in dance bars.— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) 2 March 2016
We will approach the Hon’ble Supreme Court with an alternative.