In suo moto proceedings against misuse of cycle-tracks/ pedestrian paths in southern sectors of Chandigarh, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana on Friday passed a series of directions enlisting necessary measures to curb the same.
The bench of Acting Chief Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Amol Rattan Singh directed the Chandigarh Administration to:
Directions were further made to the Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic & Security) to:
Compliance affidavits in this regard will be filed by the Secretary Transport, Chandigarh Administration (Nodal Officer) and the Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic & Security) by the next date of hearing, i.e., January 17, 2020.
The directions were issued in the presence of Amicus Curiae, Balwinder Sangwan; Assistant Advocate General of Punjab, Lavanya Paul; Deputy Advocate General of Haryana, Vivek Saini; Assistant Solicitor General of India, Chetan Mittal, Advocate for Centre, Varun Issar; Advocate for Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, Deepali Puri; Public Prosecutor R. S. Rai with Additional Public Prosecutor, Gautam Dutt and Senior Standing Counsel, Pankaj Jain with Additional Standing Counsel, Parminder Singh Kanwar.
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