MANU/SC/0053/1970

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Writ Petition No. 491 of 1969

Decided On: 24.09.1970

Appellants: K.A. Abbas
Vs.
Respondent: The Union of India (UOI) and Anr.

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JUDGMENT

Hidayatullah, C.J.

1. This petition seeks a declaration against the Union of India and the Chairman Central Board of Film Censors, that the provisions of Part II of the Cinematograph Act 1952 together with the rules prescribed by the Central Government, February 6, 1960, in the purported exercise of its powers under Section 5-B of the Act are unconstitutional and void. As a consequence the petitioner asks for a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate wr

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