Supreme Court: Hearing of Foreingn Tablighi Jama’at petition adjourned till Monday
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has adjourned the petition of 34 foreign nationals participating in the Tablighi Jamaat programme till Monday. Apex Court ordered to hand over a copy of the petition to the government.
In March, 34 foreigners participating in an event of Tablighi Jama’at challenged the Home Ministry’s order canceling their visas and putting them on the blacklist.
A division bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjeev Khanna told the petitioners on Friday that their petitions would be heard on Monday.
A 10-year ban has been imposed on 2500 foreign nationals belonging to the Tablighi Jama’at. Many of these foreign nationals had already been blacklisted. All of them came to India on a tourist visa. The petitioners have also sought permission to return home.