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On August 24, the government had accused a Division Bench headed by Justice Oka of "serious bias" against it in a matter pertaining to noise pollution and silent zones in Mumbai . Justice Oka said the State should tender an apology to the Chief Justice, who was misled by not being shown the Bench's order. The judge had refused accepting the state government's stand that now there were no silence zones in the state in light of the new amendment to the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) ...
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