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Varun moves SC against NSA detention

Last updated on: April 01, 2009 16:08 IST
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BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court challenging invoking of National Security Act against him by the Uttar Pradesh government for allegedly inciting communal tension.

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi and Sandeep Kapoor appeared on behalf of Varun before a bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and sought permission to file the petition.

The bench allowed their plea that the petition be included in the mentioning list for Thursday.

The Uttar Pradesh government had booked Varun under the National Security Act on Sunday for the hate speeches.

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