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Jahangirpuri Demolitions: Supreme Court Hearing- LIVE UPDATES

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
21 April 2022 4:39 AM GMT
Jahangirpuri Demolitions: Supreme Court Hearing- LIVE UPDATES
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Supreme Court bench led by Justice Nageswara Rao to hear today the petition filed by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind and others against the Jahangirpuri demolition drive.Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered status-quo on the demoliton drive started by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation against alleged encroachers in the Jahangirpuri area, where communal riots took place last week.A bench led by the...

Supreme Court bench led by Justice Nageswara Rao to hear today the petition filed by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind and others against the Jahangirpuri demolition drive.

Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered status-quo on the demoliton drive started by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation against alleged encroachers in the Jahangirpuri area, where communal riots took place last week.

A bench led by the Chief Justice of India ordered status quo on a mentioning made by Senior Advoate Dushyant Dave.

Chief Justice Ramana directed the Supreme Court's registry to immediately communicate the status quo order to the authorities of the North Delhi Municipal Coproration with respect to the demolition drive at riots-hit Jahangirpuri area.

He  issued this direction to the Secretary-General of the Supreme Court after Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave mentioned that the demolition drive using bulldozers was going on despite the status quo order passed by the Court today morning.


Live Updates

  • 21 April 2022 6:09 AM GMT

    Breaking: Supreme Court Orders To Continue Status Quo In Jahangirpuri Demolitions Till Further Orders

  • 21 April 2022 6:09 AM GMT

    Dave: some lawyers have also filed petitions, that also be listed

    Justice Rao: why should we have so many persons coming in?

    Dave: citizens have fear

    Justice Rao: one petition is sufficient for us to take notice

  • 21 April 2022 6:09 AM GMT

    Bench: Issue notice in writ petitions. Status quo to be maintained till further orders. List after 2 weeks. Pleadings to be completed till then. 

  • 21 April 2022 6:08 AM GMT

    SG: argument was given time was 2 and because we realised we started at 9

    Justice Rao: We’ll take serious view of demolition that took place after information was given to Mayor. 

  • 21 April 2022 6:08 AM GMT

    Justice Rao: we will ask them to give details of demolition, we’ll ask them to file affidavit and you file counter and yesterday’s order will continue

  • 21 April 2022 6:08 AM GMT

    Justice Rao asks Sr Adv Hegde if notices were issued

    Sr Adv Hegde: no

    SG: notice was issued

  • 21 April 2022 6:08 AM GMT

    SG: notices were issued for buildings

    Justice Gavai: statute provides for something to be done in a certain way, it also provides for appellate remedy, it provides time for 5-15 days. 

  • 21 April 2022 6:00 AM GMT

    Justice Rao: the demolition yesterday was only of stalls chairs tables etc?

    Justice Gavai: For that you require a bulldozer?

    SG: notices were issued

    J Rao: notice for stall chair table?

  • 21 April 2022 6:00 AM GMT

    SG submits that even in MP notices were issued to people in 2021 and 2022 

  • 21 April 2022 5:58 AM GMT

    SG: This has become a pattern, whenever issue arises instead of individuals coming in, organisation file petition and entire spectrum jumps in. 

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