Lakshadweep has recently seen protests by the locals after the UT administration mooted a number of proposals
The proposal was initiated by the administration after several litigations were moved before the Kerala High Court against the decisions taken by the islands' new administrator Praful Khoda Patel.
Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her alleged remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.
In its order denying permission to a group of Kerala Congress leaders, the Lakshadweep administration said their visit might ‘disturb’ the peaceful atmosphere of the region.
Lakshadweep-based filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been booked for sedition for alleging that bioweapons were used spreading Covid-19 in the islands
Patel will begin his week-long visit to the islands on Monday
The court had earlier granted her interim bail for one week.
She was booked after a complaint was filed with the Kavaratti police by the BJP's Lakshadweep unit president Abdul Khade
People in Lakshadweep observing fast from 6am to 6 pm today to mark their protest against the island administration.
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